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    Default Anesthesia code for flexible Sigmoidoscopy

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    We usuall y code and bill 00740 and 00810 but I got this encounter for flexible sigmoidoscopy, which is examination of the rectum, sigmid colon and a portion of the descending colon. my thought is the 00810 is not correct and thinks 00820 may be more appropriate. I will appreciate any help, sinceI do not want to code it wrongly.

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    Pasadena, CA


    the CPT for flexible sigmoidoscopy ranges from 45330 - 45345, all of those codes crosswalk to ASA code 00810.

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    Tucson AZ

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    Diane - CCI edits tells us 00810 00740 are bundled and cannot be billed with those procedure codes.

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