PEG - Doctor only docs he went to stomach

hpierce

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Some of our physicians are doing PEG tube placements and when they dictate, they don't mention the scope entering the duodenum. Are we to use 43246 with a -52 modifier when they don't mention in their dictation that they entered the small intestine?

Thanks,
Heather Pierce, CPC
 
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