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V-Y advancement flap

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    Default V-Y advancement flap
    Medical Coding Books
    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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    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

    Dr. Poonam

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    Milwaukee WI
    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.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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