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Old 08-12-2009, 10:47 PM
lseiter lseiter is offline
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Default V-Y advancement flap

I have a op note that states they did a v-y advancement flap ( on the patients nose) Can some one point me in the right dirrection for the code to use?
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Old 08-13-2009, 12:29 AM
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Default V-Y flap

Hi,

I really doubt if we can code both the codes 14060 & 114xx together, as other later is inclusive with former.
According to me it should be coded only with 14060/61

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Old 08-13-2009, 10:25 AM
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Default Code ONLY for flap

Read your guidelines for Adjacent Tissue Transfer or Rearrangement (CPT 2009 Professional edition, page 60). Excision of benign or malignant lesion is NOT separately reportable.

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