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    Which codes would you recommend for right mini thoracotomy with segmental resection of middle lobe and upper lobe of right lung with extensive repair.

    Thanks for your help!

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    Apr 2007
    Richardson, TX



    These can be a challenge! There is not a code under the "Incision" Thoracotomy section including 'segmental resection,' look at 32480 - 32484.

    Hope that helps
    Julie Graham, BA, CPC, CCC

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