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    Question Reconstruction codes that are allowed only for cancer

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    I went to the ASPS Plastic Surgery Coding workshop 2 weeks ago. They were talking about certain codes that were allowed for Breast Cancer only. What I am a little confused on is Prophylactic reconstruction? Are we allowed to bill with 19340 or 19342 or do we have to use the 19325.


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    Default Mastopexy vs. Mammoplasty

    I'm not sure but the difference in the codes may be the variation in the procedures. Did you ever get a clear answer on this question?19324/19325 are for mammoplasty but 19340/19342 are for mastopexy/mastectomy?

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