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    Medical Coding Books
    Hi, I was needing to know if anyone is using code 49450 when the specialist is replacing a peg? We are not needing the fluoroscopy part though. Would we use this code when the doctor is doing this via EGD method? I am not thinking that we should, but think another code is more appropriate than 44372.
    Thanks, Kathleen

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    Smile Peg replacement
    I asked Cecile M. Katzoff, MGA, CGCS with the AGA this a few weeks ago and sent her the op note. She says to use 43246.

    Michele R. Hayes, CPC. CEMC, CGIC

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