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    Default Coding Help

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    I have a physician who had to remove 2 ribs during a surgery and insterted metal struts in the place of the ribs and I am having trouble finding the correct code(s) to use for the insertion of the metal struts. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you.

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    Apr 2007


    Sorry, I cecked all my resources and everyone says it's time for Unlisted procedure with op note. Good luck!

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    I had a feeling I would have to use an unlisted code, however my next question, do you have any idea what code it would be closest to as far as WRVU vaulues?
    Thank you.

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