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EGD with pharyngeal lesion

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    Medical Coding Books
    How would you code an EGD with a biopsy of a pharyngeal lesion?
    Shellie Sulzberger, LPN, CPC
    Coding & Compliance Initiatives, Inc.

    website: www.ccipro.net

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    Hi,

    It should be coded as 43239. Biopsy can be of any site in upper GI tract up to the point of examination by provider.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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