Wednesday, March 16, 2011

colonoscopy code cpt - 45378, 45380,G0121 description

Codes to identify colonoscopy


Description CPT HCPCs ICD-9
Colonoscopy, flexible, proximal to splenic flexure; diagnostic, with or without collection of specimen(s) by brushing or washing, with or without colon decompression (separate procedure) 45378

with biopsy, single or multiple 45380

with ablation of tumor(s), polyp(s), or other lesion(s) not amenable to removal by hot biopsy forceps, bipolar cautery or snare techniques 45383

with removal of tumor(s), polyp(s), or other lesion(s) by hot biopsy or forceps or bipolar cautery 45384

with removal of tumor(s), polyp(s), or other lesion(s) by snare techniques 45385

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at high risk
G0105
Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk
G0121
Colonoscopy

45.23
Endoscopic polypectomy of large intestine

45.42

These CPT, HCPCs or ICD-9 procedure codes, present in any field, will be used to identify colonoscopy patients during the measurement period, regardless of corresponding ICD-9 codes.

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