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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
This Handy Guide Unlocks Your Transendoscopic Stent Placements Coding

Question: We received a case a few days in which the GI placed a duodenal stent during endoscopy. How should I code for such a scenario? What codes are available for transendoscopic stent placements? Wisconsin Subscriber Answer: Stents are inserted endoscopically and used to holdopen the lumen of the GI tract at the location it is released. n. Commonly, stents are used [...]