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    Can someone tell me how they would code a full colonoscopy with fulguration of polyps (tissue only) - rectum? I was told that it has to be 48.36 and 48.32 with CPT codes of 45383 and 45384-59

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    I would only code the ablation of the polyp 45383 as the provider destroyed it and didn't remove it. Denise

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