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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Procedural Coding:
Check These 4 Pre-Requisites for a Perfect Proctosigmoidoscopy Claim

Follow Endoscopic family rules for any therapeutic services during the procedure. Your gastroenterologist might sometimes opt for a shorter proctosigmoidoscopy procedure to examine a patient with rectal hemorrhage or pain instead of a more extensive sigmoidoscopy. Because gastroenterologists perform both procedures by inserting the scope through the anus, you have to be on your toes to choose the correct family [...]