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Coding Update: Choose From the 4 Colonoscopy Codes for Correct Claims


- Published on Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Pay heed to the physician’s note for method and location. When a physician at your facility performs a colonoscopy -- whether screening or diagnostic -- and removes one or more polyps, you need to zero in on four codes to describe the service. Choosing the wrong code could cost your group more, and failing to report a legitimate additional code [...]





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