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    Question Egd w/ peg removal and replacement

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    If we take a patient to surgery, remove a displaced PEG tube (cpt 43247) and replace the tube (cpt 43246), do I charge BOTH? If so, do I put a 59 modifier on one....which one?

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    Lubbock, TX


    I don't have my CPT with me, but I believe you would bill both with a 51 modifier on one.

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    That's what I was thinking....thanks!!

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