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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

CPT® Coding Strategies:

Ace Your G-Tube Placement Coding With These Key Tactics

Hint: Append modifiers when two specialists are carrying out the procedure. When your gastroenterologist performs a gastrostomy to place a gastrostomy tube, look for guidance used to perform the procedure and the number of clinicians involved to arrive at the accurate CPT® code. Check Use of Endoscope for Tube Placements Your gastroenterologist will often use aids such as endoscopy or [...]