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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:

Answer 3 Questions to Ace Your Upper GI EUS Claims

Report the EGD EUS only if your gastroenterologist has documented this procedure. Do you automatically reach for endoscopic codes whenever your gastroenterologist uses endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for any structural evaluation of the luminal wall and adjacent tissues in the gastrointestinal tract? Then you’re heading for trouble as EUS has its own specific codes. Answer these questions such as the extent of [...]