Consult before colonoscopy?

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Patient was referred for "screening" colonoscopy. He was scheduled for a "consult" with our doc before scheduling the procedure. He has many comorbidities.

Our general practice is to have the "normal" screening colonoscopies see our nurse only for a preop visit prior to colonoscopy. This is to go over the prep, etc. However, if there are any GI complaints at all, they are scheduled with our surgeon instead of the nurse.

This particular patient has no GI complaints but many comorbidities, dictating that the colonoscopy be performed in the OR rather than outpatient surgery suite. This "consult" will not be covered by insurance, correct? You can't bill an E/M code with a V code, so I'm thinking this is a consult that we will eat...correct?

Thank you for your help!