AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 4 (April)

Digestive System, 43239, 43450 (Q&A) (April 1998)

April 1998 page 14a Coding Consultation Digestive System, 43239, 43450 (Q&A) Question My physician performed an EGD with biopsy, then removed all scope instrumentation and performed esophageal dilation by unguided sound. What CPT code(s) should I use to report this service? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, the appropriate way to report this service is with code , for the EGD with biopsy and code . When multiple procedures, other than Evaluation and Management Services, are performed on the same day or at the same session by the same provider, the primary procedure or service may be reported as...

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