DX for cosmetic breast implants

coderguy1939

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Doctor is using hypomastia as the diagnosis for what appears to be breast implants for cosmetic purposes (this is a self-pay acct). The only dx code that comes up for hypomastia is a congenital disorder, 757.6. I'm leaning towards 611.8. Any other opinions would be welcome.
 
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It's not acquired

Not my area of expertise ... but
The patient's condition isn't acquired - there was no trauma or disease.
So I would not be inclined to code it as a "disorder" of the breast.
I vote for hypomastia - 757.6 Dx code.
F Tessa Bartels CPC
 

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Not my area of expertise ... but
The patient's condition isn't acquired - there was no trauma or disease.
So I would not be inclined to code it as a "disorder" of the breast.
I vote for hypomastia - 757.6 Dx code.
F Tessa Bartels CPC
I would prefer to use 611.8 and V50.1 both together. Surgeon should specify that it is a congenital hypomastia otherwise "if not documented not done" policy applies.

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THanks for your responses. I think the doctor is the only one who can resolve. I'm going to send a query asking for clarification. Thanks again.
 
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