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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

A Quick-Start Guide to Getting Reimbursed for GERD Treatments

Here’s how to get insurers to pay for 43284. The standard treatment for GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) has long been surgical laparoscopy-- CPT® 43280 (Laparoscopy, surgical, esophagogastric fundoplasty [e.g., Nissen, Toupet procedures]). However, emerging technologies are introducing alternative procedures and codes that gastroenterology coders and billers must master. This article covers the ins and outs of coding both older and [...]


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