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    How would you code changing packing right hemithoracic cavity?...I asked last night and got a code of 12021 after looking at the code I dont believe that would be it....Any other suggestions?...

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    Is this just a packing of an open wound that isn't healing? If it is just for that I would say it sounds right to me.

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