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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Pre-Colonoscopy Visits:
Determine When E/M Is Billable With Screening Colonoscopy

Hint: Perform a quick audit of your claim to determine whether it's billable. Gastroenterology practices perform colonoscopies often enough that they have may the codes committed to memory, but many coders are still hazy on the details of when it's okay to report an E/M visit the same day as a screening colonoscopy service. Since this is one of the [...]