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    Cool Cpt for change of j tube

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    Which code would you use for endoscopic change of J tube under anesthesia, without fluoroscopic guidance.

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    look at 44373.
    adrianne, cpc

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    If you're changing a gastrostomy tube the code is 43760, but if you are doing a conversion from gastrostomy to gastro-jejunostomy tube the code will be 49446. I hope this helps.

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    43760 specifically says without endoscopic guidance, and 49446 isn't endo either. 44373 is done endoscopically like the question asked.
    Last edited by aguelfi; 05-08-2009 at 12:11 PM.
    adrianne, cpc

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