tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2018 Issue 9

CPT® Coding: Code ERCP Services with Ease Using these Tips and Expert Advice

Break down each coding solution, from stone removal to ERCP. Depending on your ambulatory surgical center (ASC) or outpatient facility’s primary specialty, you might code a frequent amount of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedures. Coding these procedures can prove challenging to coders of all skill levels — and you need a clear understanding of the 43260-43278 code range to do so. Context:  ERCP involves using an endoscope and fluoroscopy to examine the ducts that drain the liver and pancreas. Endoscopists often use ERCP to treat conditions such as choledocholithiasis (bile stones), tumors, strictures (scarring and narrowing), pancreatic...

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