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Need help with thoracic surgery procedure

Dasika Posted Thu 12th of May, 2016 15:01:50 PM
What CPT codes including modifiers would be used for following procedures done: Bronchoscopy, left thoracotomy, partial resection of 8th rib,soft tissue, parietal pleura and rib debridement with pulsavac, modified Eloesser flap, Vac dressing Thanks North Carolina Subscriber
SuperCoder Answered Fri 13th of May, 2016 08:10:15 AM
Hi, As per the scenario given the most appropriate code seems to be CPT 31622, 32036,11044 alongwith LT modifier. Please check your documentation once, before billing. Thanks.

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