What is the CPT code for sigmoidoscopy?

What is the CPT code for sigmoidoscopy?

Lower GI endoscopy

CPT code Descriptor
Sigmoidoscopy, flexible
45330 Sigmoidoscopy, flexible; diagnostic, including collection of specimen(s) by brushing or washing, when performed (separate procedure)
45331 Sigmoidoscopy, flexible; with biopsy, single or multiple
45332 Sigmoidoscopy, flexible; with removal of foreign body(ies)

Can CPT codes 45385 and 45380 be billed together?

Therefore, if 45380-59 is submitted with 45385–both reimburse separately. If on appeal, it is documented that one lesion was biopsied and another lesion was removed then both may reimburse separately.

What is CPT code 46260 used for?

CPT® Code 46260 in section: Hemorrhoidectomy, internal and external, 2 or more columns/groups.

What is the CPT code for an annual physical exam?

A: The CPT code for the annual routine physical exam for Medicare is 99387 (preventative medicine E/M new patient age 65 and older) or 99397 (preventative medicine E/M established patient age 65 or older). This is the same code for all insurance companies.

What is the CPT code for high risk colonoscopy?

The CPT code is 45378 (Colonoscopy, flexible, proximal to splenic flexure, diagnostic). For Medicare patients, coders should report V76.51 as the primary diagnosis, then check if the patient is “high risk,” based on various factors found on the CMS list.

What is a non covered code?

Non-covered item or service. Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies. A9270 is a valid 2019 HCPCS code for Non-covered item or service used in Other medical items or services.

What is the CPT code for rectal polyp excision?

Florida Subscriber Answer: There is no CPT code for open excision of a ureteral polyp or tumor. Therefore, you should consider an unlisted-procedure code, such as 53899 (Unlisted procedure, urinary system). At the same time, 50600 (Ureterotomy with exploration or drainage [separate procedure]) may also be appropriate.