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    Smile PEG tube removal

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    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?

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    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.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    St. Louis, Missouri


    You only bill for the E&M code.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    It is part of the E/M service.

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