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    Default can EUS 43259 be coded with 43239 Upper endoscopy with biopsy

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    Physician used eus to reveal multiple echogenic foci within the bile ductc/w stones. The bile duct was dilated . He also did cold forceps biopsies in the mucosa of the antrum.

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    Yes this could definitely be billed. Just make sure you use mod-59 on the biopsy code.

    ex. 574.50,576.8 43259
    537.89 42339-59
    Just make sure you tie the correct dx's codes with the correct CPT codes.

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    Thank you!

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