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In Some Cases, Injection With Endoscopy Is Payable

Question: Our gastroenterologist performed an endoscopy with submucosal injection procedure during the same session as another procedure and clearly documented both services, but our office manager said we can't report the injection separately. Is this accurate? Subscriber Answer: In some situations, you can collect for both services. For instance, if your physician performs a polypectomy (such as 45385, Colonoscopy, [...]