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    Default Nail Avulsion - Can someone tell me what procedure

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    Hello, Can someone tell me what procedure to us for a Finger nail Avulsion with ingrown nail Diagnosis?? Thank you, Katie
    Last edited by ank3t; 10-05-2016 at 05:26 AM.
    Katie Mills, CPC
    Billing Leader
    Hanover Family Practice

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    CPT CODE 11765, wedge excision of skin of nail fold is usually what ingrown nails are done.
    However, if the nail was permanently removed, 11750 would be appropriate.

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    Default Avulsion of nail

    With the description given, I would use 11730.
    California Cowgirl
    Patient Financial Services Coder

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    I would agree with the 11730 as well.
    Stephanie, CPC, HCS-D

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