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    Default Thoracoplasty of 7th & 8th rib

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    H! One of our surgeons did a Decortication plus a thoracoplasty of the 7th & 8th rib. I am not finding a real accurate code for the rib removal. The code 21600 is for one, partical rib removal and that is the closest code I have come up with. Codes 32905-32906 will not work.

    Has anyone else had experience with this?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Apr 2007


    What about 32900?

    Laura, CPC

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    Actually, what about 32905?

    Lisi, CPC

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