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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

CPT® 2015 Part 1:

Non-Incisive Diverticulitis Drives New Esophagoscopy Changes

Bipolar cautery description gets a boot out of 43216 descriptor. This year, you saw a lot of new inclusions and revisions in esophagoscopy codes. As of January 1, 2015, CPT® has decided to refine the codes introduced earlier and also added a new code to deal with diverticulectomy. Esophagoscopy Welcomes a Single New Member 43180 Last year, CPT® added new [...]