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Biliary Stricture Balloon Angioplasty

  1. Question Biliary Stricture Balloon Angioplasty
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    Hi,
    These are the procedures done i got codes for cholangiogram and cath exchange but i didnt get code for balloon angioplasty (it was done without endoscope thro the indwelling cath)
    47505
    47525
    74305
    75984
    These are the codes i used. But there is one S&I(74363) dont hav a procedure code .
    Procedure: TRANSHEPATIC CHOLANGIOGRAM AND BILIARY STRICTURE
    BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY AND BILIARY CATHETER EXCHANGE.

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    when applicable it is appropriate to use the "scopy" codes for billiary interventions per specific instructions by CMS and CPT editorial boards.

    47552-47556 (and the coresponding imaging codes)



    re: Zhealthpublishing Dr Z' Interventional Radiology Coding Reference.

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