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    Default Rigid Sigmoidoscopy

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    Has anyone come across the proper way to code a rigid sidmoidoscopy? We have several general surgeons and now colon and rectal surgeons who are performing what they describe as Rigid Sigmoidoscopies. The 2 codes that I am debating on are 45300 and 45330. Does anyone have any insight?

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    45300-45392 is the correct code series to use for the rigid sigs

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    Default 45300

    It's not my area of expertise, but ...

    If they're saying "rigid" I'd use the 45300-327 series.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CPC-E/M

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