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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Colonoscopy Pointers:
Use These Tips To Conquer Colonic Polypectomy Codes

Use biopsy codes for polypectomy in case of cold forceps. You are looking at a loss of hard-earned dollars and a possible audit if you fail to capture the right code for your gastroenterologist’s colonic polyp removal method. Accurate assignment of polypectomy procedure codes depends on the technique used to perform the procedure, the type of scope, and the polyp [...]