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Axillary lipo with breast reduction

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    Default Axillary lipo with breast reduction
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    Is liposuction of the Axillary inclusive to breast reduction procedure? I believe they are because I personnally had this done and they included it. Was that just the doctor I chose and it's seperately billable or were they correct and it is included?

    Thanks for all assistance.

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    i personally think it should be inclusive but the doctor dictated separately on the OP before and i have billed both 19318 and 15877 and ins has paid.....also, custom coder doesnt bundle these two procedures. that being said, just bill it(if documented)!

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