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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

CPT® 2014 Update:
Simplify Your ERCP Stent Reporting With New Comprehensive Codes

Hint: Don’t forget to report other procedures performed such as stone or debris removal. When you apply the new ERCP codes for stent placements and removal/replacement, you’ll base your reporting on the number of stents that your clinician placed or replaced while remembering that any sphincterotomy or dilation performed concurrently is included in the new codes. If your gastroenterologist places [...]