Tag Archive | "gastroenterology"

Before & After: 3 Ways Your GI ICD-10 Coding Will Change Oct. 1

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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During the ICD-10 transition, two characteristics that got a lot of attention were ICD-10’s detailed codes and the new code set’s room for expansion. The ICD-10 2017 updates released by the CDC and CMS reveal that the two characteristics go hand in hand: more room to expand means more room to add specificity requirements. Here’s […]

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43210: Relieve a Patient’s GERD, Collect $443

Friday, July 8, 2016

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Technology updates are providing us with more and more minimally invasive versions of procedures, but it can take time for them to prove their worth. If your practice has been considering performing transoral fundoplication for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), be sure to check out the technology coverage statement from the American Gastroenterological Association […]

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A Lot to Swallow With 2015 Gastroenterology CPT® Changes

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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Finally, we reach the end of our coverage of the AMA’s 2016 CPT® and RBRVS Symposium! We finish up today with a review of changes to gastroenterology coding. Get With the Gastroenterology Changes to CPT® Glenn D. Littenberg, MD, FASGE, MACP, a member of the CPT® advisory committee who represents the American Society of Gastrointestinal […]

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