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43215 vs 43247

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    I am an ED coder and don't do much endoscopy coding. The doctor states he did an EGD but did he? He removed several FBs from the esophgus by pushing them into the stomach. Does this qualify 43247 or should it be 43215?
    thanks for any help.

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    Hyattsville Maryland
    This should qualify for a 43247.
    Catherine Du Toit CPC, CPMA, CGIC,
    AAPC Professional

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