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canthus lesion excision with flap repair

  1. Wink canthus lesion excision with flap repair
    Medical Coding Books
    Hello all,

    lateral canthus lesion was excised...."a flap was elevated and sutured to the ordbital rim perosteum with interrupted 4-0 Vicryl sutures in the deep layers and then the subq layers were closed with interrupted 4-0 Vicryl sutures and skin closed with 6-0 Prolene sutures.\

    Enough to bill 14060 or more layered/complex repair?



  2. #2
    New Port Richey & Gulf to Bay
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    I would probably code 14060, but I would ask the provider to give a better description of the procedure. Better yet, you can always present both codes to him, and have him select the one that is appropriate. I hope this helps.

  3. #3
    I would also go with 14060 only.

  4. #4
    What about 67961 or 67966.


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