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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Screening:
Fine Tune Your Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Reporting With These 4 Tips

Order of codes presented in the claims makes a significant difference. Although Medicare covers a screening flexible sigmoidoscopy, it does not cover any other service provided during the procedure, whereas most non-Medicare payers are the exact opposite. Therein lies a potential for slipups— and a potential loss of significant money—whenever you encounter diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy. Here’s a primer to avoid [...]