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    How would you code Surveillance of Barrett's Esophagus. Does that mean that they have a history of the disease, or it's a screening for the disease?

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    Surveillance is follow up of Barrett's... use 530.85

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    the pt had Barrett's and now the EGD is normal. I would need to know if we still use 530.85 for HX or V12.79

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    Boise, Idaho


    hx of barrets is V12.79

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