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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

GI Tube:

Target These Tube Placement, Replacement, and Maintenance Codes for a Picture Perfect Claim

Keep a sharp eye out for type of tube, kind of placement and inclusion of fluoroscopic guidance. When you get ready to code gastrointestinal (GI) tube procedures, you need to break them down into three categories: Initial tube placement Tube replacement Tube maintenance. Inclusion of radiological supervision or not, each of the parameters provide a unique set of guidance which [...]