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PEG tube removal

  1. Smile PEG tube removal
    Medical Coding Books
    I cant seem to find a removal code for a PEG tube? I can find the changing of & repositioning of, but not removal. My family practice provider made a house call to do this. does any one know if this can be billed in addition to the house call charge?

  2. #2
    north seattle wa
    Everything I have seen on this says that unless the removal is done endoscopically then it is part of the E&M service.

  3. #3
    St. Louis, Missouri
    You only bill for the E&M code.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

  4. Default
    It is part of the E/M service.

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