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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

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Identify Biopsy Location for Accurate EGD/EUS Reporting

Question: We had a patient who underwent an EGD as well as an EUS. After our physician completed the EGD, and proceeded with the EUS through the stomach and the tail of the pancreas, a mass was identified and biopsy needle was used to obtain malignant cells? Is 43232 appropriate for this? Illinois Subscriber Answer: No. In this case, you should use [...]