Tag Archive | "GERD"

Spotlight K21.- to Keep GERD Coding Under Control

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition treated in a lot of doctors’ offices, so coding for this diagnosis deserves some careful attention. What is it? GERD involves acid reflux that occurs frequently. When the valve separating the esophagus and stomach doesn’t work appropriately, the stomach acid can travel up the esophagus, the tube from […]

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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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