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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Medicare News:
Lock In On Lower GI Procedures for Medicare With New 'G' Codes

Heed non-recognized CPT® codes before coding procedures. Maybe you’re thrilled that CPT® 2015 provides you with more than 20 new codes to accurately describe your physician’s lower gastro-intestinal endoscope procedures such as colonoscopies, sigmoidoscopies, and anoscopies. But don’t get too excited about reporting those codes — to Medicare, anyway — unless you don’t want get paid for your physician’s work. [...]