Surgical Procedures on the Digestive System CPT® Code range 40490- 49999

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Digestive System 40490-49999 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 40490- 49999

March 29, 2021
Day two of HEALTHCON 2021 began with attendees getting fired up for the day in the HCON Chat. One member wrote, “This is my first ever HEALTHCON conference, I am so excited for today!!!” There wer... [ Read More ]
January 08, 2021
Several changes have been recently made to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The guidelines changes affect code assignment for conditions and sympto... [ Read More ]
September 01, 2020
Prepare for the impending transition to ICD-11. The post Rules Are Changing: The Impending Transition to ICD-11 appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. ... [ Read More ]
July 31, 2020
Develop a plan to transition to and implement ICD-11. The post ICD’s Continued Evolution and Impending Transition to ICD-11: Part 2 appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. ... [ Read More ]
July 07, 2020
Uninsured patients don't have to be the downfall of your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Get Paid for COVID-19 Testing/Treatment of Uninsured appeared first on AAPC Knowledge Center. ... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know if you are non par with Medicare can you submit claims electronically, or do you have to submit all via paper? The clearing house brings up all sort of error messages since non par m... [ Read More ]
I am not much for OB, just had it tossed on my lap. No experience with it but I am familiar with the preventive exam codes, and I am researching as of course I have some charts with providers billing ... [ Read More ]
Hi, Not sure how to code this knee x-ray notation: Bilateral AP, sunrise, tunnel, and lateral left. Can someone please offer advice? Thank you in advance. Micki... [ Read More ]
I was feeling so confident with this until recently. If I am charging FRACTURE CARE on a patient, can I charge an OFFICE VISIT as well? I always thought no. Until recently I saw something that said... [ Read More ]
Quick question -- If provider orders Covid test - U0003 - and gives Dx code U071 and Z20818 - and test result is negative - should we use all dx codes that were given by office or just use ... [ Read More ]
I work for a psychologist who's patients are referred by sleep medicine for behavioral sleep therapy. So Magellan who is the carve out for mental health ( Blue Shield is the health plan) is denying ... [ Read More ]
I work at a pediatric practice and just recently they have decided to change the charge amount for our CPT codes for Medicaid to the same amount we get reimbursed so we are not writing off much any mo... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know if I can code the diagnosis in the differential section of an inpatient note? Because Medi-cal only pays F code diagnosis. Example below DSM 5 Diagnoses: Altered Mental Status (AMS... [ Read More ]
I need some help with this. The provider is asking me what modifiers should be used. Has anyone seen this before? Below is the original email. I believe the below provider would use modifier 59. ... [ Read More ]
OB patient had a 3rd degree laceration, which required the Dr. to take her to OR for repair. This is a global maternity insurance, can I bill this separately? If so what CPT code do I use? Also, the f... [ Read More ]