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    Question Colonoscopy and Removal of Appendicolith

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    Physican wants to bill for the removal of appendicolith during colonoscopy. It was located in the appendix orfice. Help!! I am having problems coding this one!!! Any help would be GREAT!!

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    Apr 2007


    What device was used to remove the appendocolith? If it was removed endoscopically using a snare, I suggest 45385.
    Jenny Berkshire, CPC, CEMC, CGIC

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