(2022) EGD With EUS CPT Codes | Descriptions & Billing Guidelines

(2022) EGD With EUS CPT Codes | Descriptions & Billing Guidelines

With the billing guidelines and CPT EGD With EUS codes below, you can learn how to bill endoscopic ultrasound (EU) during EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) procedures. What Is CPT Code 43231? CPT 43231 covers a procedure in which a provider inserts a flexible endoscope (EGD) through the patient’s mouth and moves it into the esophagus. Then, they…

41899 CPT Code For Unlisted Procedure On Dentoalveolar Structure | Billing Guide

41899 CPT Code For Unlisted Procedure On Dentoalveolar Structure | Billing Guide

CPT code 41899 can be reported for the service when the physician performs surgery on the bony ridge that supports the teeth and gums, such as the dentoalveolar structure. Below are the description and billing guidelines for the 41899 CPT code procedures on the dentoalveolar structure. The dentoalveolar structure denotes the soft and hard tissues…

CPT Code For Diagnostic Laparotomy (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

CPT Code For Diagnostic Laparotomy (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

CPT code for diagnostic laparotomy is also known as exploratory laparotomy, and the CPT code used for both is 49000. First, the surgeon makes a large incision into the patient’s abdomen. Then, an exploratory laparotomy is done to diagnose the cause of problems like abdominal pain, bleeding, and therapeutics of the abdominal region. CPT Code…

Tonsillectomy CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Tonsillectomy CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Tonsillectomy CPT code(s) 42820, 42821, 42825, 42826 bills for service when the Physician performs a Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy or a primary or secondary Tonsillectomy under the age of 12 or over 12 years. Tonsillectomy CPT Code Description  The following are the reasons why the Physician performs Tonsillectomy: The patient may suffer from bleeding in the…

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Flexible sigmoidoscopy CPT code(s) 45330-45350 bills for service when the physician performs flexible sigmoidoscopy to explore the lower part of the colon with the help of scope. A sigmoidoscope incorporates via the rectum to examine the lower part of the colon. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy CPT Code Description  A scope consists of a tiny camera at the…

Laparoscopic Appendectomy CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Laparoscopic Appendectomy CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Laparoscopic Appendectomy CPT code (CPT 44970) bills for service when the physician performs a Laparoscopic surgical appendectomy. The physician performs surgery to remove the appendix.  Laparoscopic Appendectomy CPT Code Description The physician places a trocar at the umbilicus and insufflates the abdomen. The laparoscope sets through the umbilical port, and additional trocars incorporate into the…

Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Umbilical hernia repair CPT code(s) 49580-49587 reports for service when the physician performs surgery to repair an umbilical (belly button) hernia, whether reducible, incarcerated, or strangulated for under five years or five years. The physician performs surgery to repair the belly button hernia and make an umbilical incision. They identify the hernia sac and fascial…

Paracentesis CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Paracentesis CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Paracentesis CPT code(s) 49082 and 49083 report for service when the physician performs abdominal paracentesis with or without imaging guidance. The physician removes the excess fluid that accumulates in the abdomen region. It also aids in viewing the area in some cases.  Paracentesis CPT Code Description  The fluid accumulates because of an acute abdominal injury,…

CPT Codes For Lysis Of Adhesions (2022) – Descriptions, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

CPT Codes For Lysis Of Adhesions (2022) – Descriptions, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

CPT code for lysis of adhesions are included in this article. Lysis of adhesions indicates freeing/eliminating scar tissue. All surgical procedures require the hands of a surgeon to perform a careful evaluation of the general surgical site. Therefore, they must accurately visualize the surgical site’s anatomic structures and areas. CPT Code For Lysis Of Adhesions…