Surgery – Digestive System

Coding for Screening Colonoscopy and Polyp Removal
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Coding for Screening Colonoscopy and Polyp Removal

Learn the definition of a screening colonoscopy and instructions for coding for a screening colonoscopy and polyp removal in CPT and ICD-10-CM. You will also learn the appropriate use of modifier 33 and how it is applied in the following coding example.   Question:  A 60-year-old female patient presents to the outpatient surgery area for a…