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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

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Verify Medical Necessity for Successful Capsule Endoscopy Payment

Question: We recently purchased the PillCam™ Given Capsule technology to use with colonoscopies. What should I expect in the way of reimbursement, and how should we code for this procedure? Virginia Subscriber Answer: PillCamTM Given® Diagnostic Imaging System, (previously called M2A®), is a disposable imaging capsule manufactured by Given Imaging, Ltd (Norcross, GA) used for Wireless capsule endoscopy. Gastroenterologists resort to this [...]