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    Can anyone tell how to code for a GI cocktail using oral medication mix of Donnatal, lidocaine and viscus? I was thinking J8499 , but this is not covered by Medicare.

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    I researched this same issue a couple years ago. There is no code to represent this tasty treat. We just factor it in with the cost of doing business.

    Bill Hale, CPC

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    Pretty much- oral medications administered in an office setting aren't codable. I can't think of an instance where it is.

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