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    What is the ICD-9 code for a normal colonoscopy? Thank you.

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    We use 45.23, hope that helps.

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    Are you wanting a dx code? You need to know the reason for the colonoscopy, if it was screening then use the V code for screening, if it was diagnostic then use the symptoms that warranted the test.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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