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    Default flap reconstruction coding

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    please help.....i need a 2nd opinion on coding: "large left preauricular basal cell carcinoma with complex flap reconstruction" (3cmx4cm)....torn between code 15574 or 14041. or can it be something else?

    your opinion/explanation is greatly appreciated and thanks in advance!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by madelyn View Post
    please help.....i need a 2nd opinion on coding: "large left preauricular basal cell carcinoma with complex flap reconstruction" (3cmx4cm)....torn between code 15574 or 14041. or can it be something else?

    your opinion/explanation is greatly appreciated and thanks in advance!!
    I lean to the 14041 on this one.

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