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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Upper GI Spotlight:
EGD Or Enteroscopy? Enlist These Tips For Reimbursement Success

Documented intention and medical necessity is the key to coding the procedure. You have to walk a fine line when billing for scope procedures, especially when your gastroenterologist takes the endoscope past beyond the proximal duodenum. Do you report an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) or a push enteroscopy? Finding the correct answer to this question will save you hours of frustration and [...]


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