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    One of our providers did a "thoracic lateral interbody fusion" along with lam/discectomies, instrumentation, cages and bone graft. Any suggestions what I could use for thoracic?

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    Long Beach, CA


    22532? The other codes depend on the type of instrumentation, number of levels, etc. Hard to know without the documentation.

    Denise Paige, CPC-COSC

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    Thank you so much for responding. The documentation is pretty lengthy, would I be able to fax it to you? I think that I have the rest of the codes but am stumped by the thoracic interbody fusion.

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