• If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ & read the forum rules. To view all forums, post or create a new thread, you must be an AAPC Member. If you are a member and have already registered for member area and forum access, you can log in by clicking here. If you've forgotten your username or password use our password reminder tool. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below..
  • Important Note: We will be performing a scheduled maintenance on 1st November 2020. The site will be offline from 7:30PM (MT) till midnight. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Schatzki Ring


Best answers
Can someone help me with this scenerio.
The gastroscope was passed to the second portion of the duodenum
A SR was noted in the distal 3rd of the esophagus dilation was performed using a ballon A 15-16.5-18m dilator was passed Barretts was found spanning 2cm. 4quadrant biopies were taken. In the stomache there was mild erythma of the gastric antrum two cold biopsies were obtained. A single polyp was found in the body of the stomache and a biopsy was taken. Pylorus and Duodenum appeared normal.
My doc only coded a 43249.