In Coding
Dec 28th, 2016
Question: Is it appropriate to report multiple units of 43268 Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP); with endoscopic retrograde insertion of tube or stent into bile or pancreatic duct if multiple stents are placed during cholangiopancreatography? Answer: Three tips will help you to code correctly. During ERCP, if two or more stents placed in the same duct ...
Dec 1st, 2012
By Laurette Pitman, RN, CPC-H, CGIC, CCS Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is much easier to report than it is to say; but let your guard down and you might slip up when assigning CPT® codes for ERCP-related procedures. Up-to-date coding information on biliary and pancreatic duct stenting procedures, such as that found in the American ...