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Closure of Gastrocolic Fistula

Jennifer Posted Thu 21st of August, 2014 08:51:42 AM

43880 Closure of Gastrocolic Fistula

What code would you use when this is performed during a colonoscopy?

SuperCoder Answered Thu 21st of August, 2014 09:13:53 AM

Thanks for your question.

Can you please provide more details. Which other procedures are being performed on the patient. Was gastrocolic fistula closed with colonoscope or conoloscopy was performed later on to check if closure was adequately done or not.


Jennifer Posted Thu 21st of August, 2014 10:49:40 AM

GI physician performed an EGD and a Colonoscopy with closure the gastrocolic fistula.

SuperCoder Answered Fri 22nd of August, 2014 04:50:24 AM

Please provide additional documentation related to gastrocolic fistula closure. If you can share procedure details from op report.

Thank you!

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