Sunday, August 1, 2010

GI Endoscopy procedures and payments

2010 GI Endoscopy Coding Guide


Procedure Description Esophagus EGD ERCP Sm. Int.
(Distal
duodenum and
jejunum; nonileum)
Sm. Int.
(Distal
duodenum
and jejunum;
include ileum)
Stoma
(Colon)
Stoma
(Ileum)
Flex. Sig. Colon
 Diagnostic, w/ or w/out brushing or washing    43200    43235    43260    44360    44376    44388    44380    45330    45378  
 Biopsy single or multiple    43202    43239    43261    44361    44377    44389    44382    45331    45380  
 Removal of foreign body    43215    43247    43269    44363    44390    45332    45379  
 Removal of tumor(s)/ lesion(s) by hot bx forceps/cautery    43216    43250    44365    44392    45333    45384  
 Removal of tumor(s), or other lesion(s) by snare technique    43217    43251    44364    44394    45338    45385  
 Ablation of tumor(s), or other  
 lesion(s) not amenable to other    43228    43258    43272    44369    44393    45339    45383  
 removal techniques  
 Control of bleeding any method  
 (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater    43227    43255    44366    44391    45334    45382  
 probe, stapler, plasma coagulator)  
 Dilation of gastric outlet for  
 obstruction (eg, balloon, guide    43245  
 wire, bougie)  
 Insertion of guide wire followed by dilation over guide wire    43226    43248  
 Balloon dilation (less than 30 mm diameter)    43220    43249  
 Balloon dilation of ampulla, biliary and/or pancreatic duct(s)    43271  
 Balloon dilation, 1 or more strictures    45340    45386  
 Transendoscopic stent placement (includes predilation)    43219    43256    44370    44379    44397    44383    45345    45387  
 Retrograde insertion of tube or stent into bile or pancreatic duct    43268  
 Percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement    43246  
 Conversion of gastrostomy tube to percutanous jejunostomy tube    44373  
 Directed submucosal injection(s), any substance    43201    43236    45335    45381  
 Directed injection sclerosis of varices    43204    43243  
 Band ligation of varices    43205    43244  
 Endoscopic ultrasound exam (limited to the esophagus)    43237  
 Endoscopic ultrasound exam    43231    43259    45341    45391  
 Transendoscopic ultrasound- 
 guided intramural fine needle    43238  
 aspiration/biopsy(s); esophagus  
 Transendoscopic ultrasound- 
 guided intramural fine needle    43232    43242    45342    45392  
 aspiration/biopsy(s)  
 Transmural drainage of pseudocyst    43240  
 Sphincterotomy/ papillotomy    43262  
 Pressure measurement of sphincter of Oddi    43263  
 Retrograde removal of stone from biliary and/or pancreatic ducts    43264  
 Retrograde destruction, lithotripsy of stone, any method    43265  
 Transendoscopic intraluminal tube or catheter placement    43241  
 Retrograde insertion of nasobiliary or nasopancreatic drainage tube    43267  

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