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Evaluate pH Testing Codes

Question: A patient complained of severe acidity, coughing, and chest pain for over two months. The patient had been taking anti-acidity medication, and previous pH testing was inconclusive. The provider performed an esophageal “motility study” with perfusion for the patient. How do we code for this procedure? Alabama subscriber Answer: In certain abnormal cases, the pH testing methods may not [...]