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Gastroenterology Coding Alert


Master Screening Colonoscopies in a Jiffy

Keep in mind the frequency rules to help pick the right codes. Are you mystified by the extent of coverage for screening colonoscopies, and what to do when these procedures turn diagnostic or therapeutic midway through the process? “Many providers are confused about the definition of screening because the codes can vary between average-risk screening and for high-risk screening. If [...]