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    I need some good advise. I am new to the coding world. My office manager insists that I code colonoscopies from indications even if there are significant findings or she wants me to list indications first then findings. What would be the proper rule of thumb here. please help !!!!

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    Charlotte, NC
    I've worked in a GI practice for 3 yrs now and the only time we put indications first is when it is a screening.

    Hope it helps.

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    Thank You for your reply. That is what I had read most places.

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