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2014 GI Endoscopy Insights Revealed in the Latest CPT® Assistant
2014-02-25

The December 2013 CPT® Assistant is chock full of advice on 2014's gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy code updates. You'll get clarification on which services are separately reportable and even avoid a costly modifier 52 mistake thanks to an ablation coding tip. A one-of-a-kind table offers instruction for each code, helping you get a grip on code options for rigid vs. flexible, transoral vs. transnasal, and more. Plus, don't miss the sneak peek at the CPT® Editorial Panel's future plans for GI endoscopy codes.

Other 2014 updates also feature in this CPT® Assistant, including endovascular aorta repair and chest wall oscillation. Take advantage of SuperCoder.com's Code Connect code and keyword search to keep your skills up to date on these topics:

  • Fenestrated endovascular repair of the visceral and infrarenal aorta: 34841-34848
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy changes: 43191-43198, 43200-43202, 43204-43206, 43211-43217, 43220, 43226, 43227, 43229, 43231-43233, 43235-43255, 43257, 43259-43266, 43270, 43273-43278, 43450, 43453, 44360, 44361, 44363-44366, 44369, 44370, 44372, 44373, 44376- 44380, 44382, 44383, 44385, 44386, 44388-44394, 44397, 44500, 44602-44605, 44615, 44620, 44625, 44626, 44640, 44650, 44660, 44661, 44680, 44700, 44701, 44705, 44715, 44720, 44721, 44799, 44800, 44820, 44850, 44899, 44900, 44950, 44955, 44960, 44970, 44979, 45000, 45005, 45020, 45100, 45108, 45110-45114, 45116, 45119-45121, 45123, 45126, 45130, 45135, 45136, 45150, 45160, 45171, 45172, 45190, 45300, 45303, 45305, 45307-45309, 45315, 45317, 45320, 45321, 45327, 45330-45335, 45337-45342, 45345, 45355, 45378-45387, 45391, 45392
  • Mechanical chest wall oscillation: 94010-94016, 94060, 94070, 94150, 94200, 94250, 94375, 94400, 94450, 94452, 94453, 94610, 94620, 94621, 94640, 94642, 94644, 94645, 94660, 94662, 94664, 94667-94669, 94680, 94681, 94690, 94726-94729, 94750, 94760-94762, 94770, 94772, 94774-94777, 94780, 94781, 94799, 99070, E0483
  • Surgical and nonsurgical procedures, code set location: 64612, 64613, 67345
  • Transitional care management: 99495.

You'll also find the customary FAQ section in the latest CPT® Assistant, along with three additional Bonus FAQ pages to help you resolve your toughest coding cases. To find the help you need, search for these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

  • Breast cyst aspiration: 19000, 19001, 76499
  • Chiropractic manipulative treatment: 98940-98943, modifier 51
  • Echocardiogram, congenital: 93303, 93304, 93315-93317
  • Foreign body removal, integumentary: 10120, 10121, 28190, 28192
  • Gastrojejunostomy tube conversion: 49450
  • Hyperthermia therapy: 77600, 77605, 77610, 77615, 77620
  • Intravascular ultrasound: 92978, 92979, 93799
  • Labiaplasty: 56620
  • Musculoskeletal procedures: 21110, 21198, 22612, 22899, 25609, 26478, 26480, 27486
  • Nervous system procedures: 22840, 22899, 62272, 63005, 63030, 63047, 64714, 64721, 64999, 77003, 0171T
  • Pacemaker electrode removal: 33235
  • Pacing cardioverter defibrillator replacement: 33263, 33264
  • Psychiatric diagnostic evaluation: 90791, 90792, 90846, 90847.