Question Conversion of g tube to j tube through gastrostomy tube

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What is the correct billing code for the conversion of a g tube to a j tube through gastrostomy tube? 44373 is if it is done through the mouth.
 

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Conversion of gastrostomy tube to gastro-jejunostomy tube, percutaneous, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s), image documentation and report
This may be what you are looking for. the description is : The physician converts a gastrostomy tube to a gastrojejunostomy tube via percutaneous (under the skin) approach using fluoroscopic guidance. Following administration of any necessary sedation and contrast materials, the physician advances a jejunostomy tube through the previously placed gastrostomy tube into the proximal jejunum. This code includes contrast injections, image documentation, and report.
 

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Unfortunately, there was no fluoroscopic guidance, imaging or report. Thank you for responding. I'm being told to use 44799, unlisted procedure, small intestine.
 
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