What is the CPT Code for the control of bleeding?

Enteroscopy CPT Codes To Report Control Of Bleeding

What is the CPT Code for the control of bleeding? Control of bleeding is an integral component of endoscopic procedures and is not separately reportable. 

If it is necessary to repeat an endoscopy to control bleeding at a separate patient encounter on the same date of service, the HCPCS/CPT code for endoscopy for control of bleeding is separately reportable with modifier 78 indicating that the procedure required return to the operating room (or endoscopy suite) for a related procedure during the postoperative period.

List With Enteroscopy CPT Codes To Report Control Of Bleeding

A list with descriptions of CPT codes for enteroscopy to report control of bleeding can be found below.

CPT Code 45382

45382 CPT Code Description: Colonoscopy, flexible, proximal to splenic flexure; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator)

CPT Code 45334

45334 CPT Code Description: Sigmoidoscopy, flexible; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator)

CPT Code 45317

45317 CPT Code Description: Proctosigmoidoscopy, rigid; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator)

CPT Code 46614

46614 CPT Code Description: Anoscopy; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator).

CPT Code 44391

44391 CPT Code Description: Colonoscopy through stoma; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator)

CPT Code 44378

44378 CPT Code Description: Small intestinal endoscopy, enteroscopy beyond second portion of duodenum, including ileum; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator).

CPT Code 44366

44366 CPT Code Description: Small intestinal endoscopy, enteroscopy beyond second portion of duodenum, not including ileum; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator).

CPT Code 44382

44382 CPT Code Description: Ileoscopy, through stoma; with biopsy, single or multiple

CPT Code 43255

43255 CPT Code Description: Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy including esophagus, stomach, and either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate; with control of bleeding, any method.

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CPT Code 43255

43227 CPT Code DescriptionEsophagoscopy, rigid or flexible; with control of bleeding (eg, injection, bipolar cautery, unipolar cautery, laser, heater probe, stapler, plasma coagulator)

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