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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Readers Question:

Mind Your Compliance Regulations Before Performing Gastric Emptying Scan

Question: My gastroenterologist wants to do a gastric emptying study in the office. Are there restrictions on such studies in the office setting in terms of equipment cost and radioisotope costs? Are there any requirements that a radiologist must read the study? Washington Subscriber Answer: You won’t find any readily available evidence to suggest that your physician has any restrictions on performing [...]