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    Default PEG Tube removal

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    I'm wondering if anyone has any advice on how to code this. Our doctor did a removal of a PEG tube. I cannot find any code for that. The doc put 43760, but thats for a replacement of a gastrostomy tube. Pretty much all he did was pull out the PEG tube, he didn't dictate anything about sutures. Just that it was removed in it's entirety. If anyone has any advice it would be greatly appreciated!

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    Default Peg Tube Removal

    You are correct, there is no CPT code for Peg Tube Removal. You would need to bill the appropriate E&M code.

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