Loosening Up the Belt With CPT Coding of Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

When all else fails and the weight doesn’t come off, a patient may choose to have a procedure done to limit the amount of food the stomach can hold. In this coding exercise, you will learn coding of laparoscopic gastric…When all else fails and the weight doesn’t come off, a patient may choose to have a procedure done to limit the amount of food the stomach can hold. In this coding exercise, you will learn coding of laparoscopic gastric…

Brush Up on CPT and ICD-10-CM Codes for a Screening Colonoscopy With Polyp Removal

This coding exercise explains the definition of a screening colonoscopy, appropriate use of modifier 33, and the specific CPT and ICD-10-CM codes assigned for the screening colonoscopy with polyp removal by snare.  ICD-10-CM and CPT coding for preventive screening exam in a non-medicare patient Question:  A 60-year-old female patient presents to the…This coding exercise explains the definition of a screening colonoscopy, appropriate use of modifier 33, and the specific CPT and ICD-10-CM codes assigned for the screening colonoscopy with polyp removal by snare.  Question:  A 60-year-old female patient presents to...