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    Default Upper GI with small Bowel Follow thru

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    Could someone tell me the correct CPT code(s) for this procedure. I was thinking it would be 43235, but I'm not sure.

    Cheryl Alexander, CPC

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    Alexandria, LA


    Are you talking about an endoscopy? Or fluoro/x-ray exam - 74245 or 74249

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    Default Upper GI wth small bowel follow thru

    Procedure - Endoscopy
    Cheryl Alexander, CPC

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    Greater Orlando

    Default Esophagogastroduodenoscopy?


    You are right, 43235 — "Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy including esophagus, stomack, and either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate; diagnostic, with or without collection of specimens(s) by brushing or washing (separate procedure)"

    Does this include what your physician means by 'small bowel follow thru' ?
    Last edited by RonMcK3; 12-06-2011 at 09:03 AM.
    Ron McKenzie, CPC-A
    Greater Orlando FL Chapter

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