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Injection/Clip Placement

  1. Question Injection/Clip Placement
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    Looking for clarification on billing for a colonoscopy when a snare, saline injection and then a clip is placed. Does anyone know for sure how this should be done?? I've done alot of research and everything I find is confusing. It is my understanding that I should be able to bill 45381 and 45382 with the 45385, but i'm also getting conflicting information. Has anyone come across this before? Please help.....

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    Red face
    If the polypectomy caused the bleed, you cannot charge for control of bleeding.

    Michele Hayes, CPC, CGIC

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