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    Default Colonoscopy when patient has no colon

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    When a physician advances a colonoscopy via the anus into the ileum and performs biopsies of the ileum what is the correct CPT code?

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    Check 44385/44386-This is the closest in code description for the service being performed. You may need to use Mod 52 as a reduced service.

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