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stent removal - I was suggested to use [B]43247

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    Default stent removal - I was suggested to use [B]43247
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    I was suggested to use 43247 for an Upper Endoscopy with biliary stent removal...any other suggestion will help

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    I believe the 43247 is the correct code (or at least I have used it in the past as well)

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    The stent is considered a foreign body so that is why 43247 is the correct code. I verified this at a seminar I went to in March.
    Susie Corrado, CPC
    ENT Coding/Billing

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