Question and answer
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement cpt code and modifiers
Placement procedures: • Code 43246 — Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy including esophagus, stomach, [ and either the duodenum and/or jejunum as appropriate; with directed placement of percutaneous gastrostomy tube. • Code 49440 — Insertion of gastrostomy tube, percutaneous, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s). • Code 49441 — Insertion of duodenostomy or jejunostomy tube,
percutaneous, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s). Replacement procedures: • Code 49450 — Replacement of gastrostomy or cecostomy (or other colonic) tube, percutaneous, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s). • Code 43760 — Change of gastrostomy tube, percutaneous, without imaging or endoscopic guidance. • Code 43269 — Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP); with endoscopic retrograde removal of foreign body and/or change of tube or stent. • Code 49451 — Replacement of duodenostomy or jejunostomy tube, percutaneous, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s). • Code 49452 — Replacement of gastrojejunostomy tube, percutaneous, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s). Mechanical removal of tube obstructions: • Code 49460 — Mechanical removal of obstructive material from gastrostomy, duodenostomy, jejunostomy, gastro-jejunostomy, or cecostomy (or other colonic) tube, any method, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s), if performed. Tube removal: • Code 43870 — Closure of gastrostomy, surgical. ]
Expert answered|cward5513|Points 0|
Question
Asked 10/2/2011 8:07:26 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Initial inpatient hospital care codes
Weegy: npatient consultations will be billed with initial hospital care codes (CPT 99221-99223). Q: Won't having the consultant bill the same codes as the physician (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/25/2011 4:06:28 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Preventive medicine services
Weegy: Refers to preventive care to prevent diseases.It's purpose is more on public health thus the government health agency is mostly the sponsor during this activity for people safety to conceive possible diseases like aids vaccination, rubbish, [ dengue etc that is conducted every sector where there are public constituents ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/25/2011 5:20:51 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Preventive medicine services are based on which of the following criteria? Answer a. Documentation of history, physical examination, and medical decision making b. Age of the patient c. Amount of time spent with the patient d. The final diagnosis for the visit
Weegy: What is the question? User: Preventive medicine services are based on which of the following criteria? Weegy: a. Documentation of history, physical examination, and medical decision making (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/25/2011 5:26:15 PM
0 Answers/Comments
20,135,789 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Solve this inequality: 3b – 7
Weegy: 3b ? 7 User: Find the value of Z in the following equation: 8Z = 64. A. 72 B. 56 C. 8 D. 512 ...
3/25/2015 5:37:44 AM| 5 Answers
A circle has a diameter with endpoints of (-3, 8) and (7, 4). What is ...
Weegy: (-2, 5) and (6, -9) (x1 + x2/2, y1 + y2/2) = [(-2 + 6)/2, (-9 + 5)/2] = (4/2, -4/2) = (2, -2) User: ...
3/25/2015 4:29:20 PM| 5 Answers
Evaluate m0 - n2 for m = 2 and n = -1. -1 0 1
Weegy: Answer : If m=2 and n= -1 To evaluate m0 - n2 is 2(0) - -1 (2) = 0 - -2 = =+2 or simply 2 User: Evaluate ...
3/25/2015 11:52:42 AM| 4 Answers
What is the algebraic expression for "the sum of three times a number ...
Weegy: Definition of Algebraic Expression An algebraic expression is an expression that contains one or more numbers, ...
3/25/2015 2:33:26 PM| 4 Answers
Who first proposed that the universe is expanding?
Weegy: Monseigneur Georges Henri Joseph Édouard Lemaître was the first person to proposed that the universe is ...
3/25/2015 8:26:28 AM| 3 Answers
Solve 2x - 8
Weegy: |2x - 5| = 4; 2x - 5 = 4; 2x = 4 + 5; 2x = 9; x = 9/2 2x - 5 = -4; 2x = -4 + 5; 2x = 1; x = 1/2 ...
3/25/2015 10:16:51 AM| 3 Answers
Find the sum of the given polynomials. 3x 2 + 2x - 5 and -4 + 7x 2 ...
Weegy: 6c-d User: Find the sum of the given polynomials. 7b + 3, -4b + 5, and -3b + 2 Weegy: Your answer is 10 7b + ...
3/25/2015 4:34:42 PM| 3 Answers
An equilateral triangle is always __________. A. obtuse and ...
Weegy: The statement that is always true is: Equilateral triangles are isosceles. User: The condition of two sides ...
3/26/2015 7:44:37 AM| 3 Answers
the focus of counterinsurgency (COIN) operations generally progresses ...
Weegy: Late stage concerns itself with expansion of stability operations across contested regions, ideally using Host ...
3/25/2015 1:52:25 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
L
P
P
P
Points 1270 [Total 9156]| Ratings 0| Comments 1270| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
Points 613 [Total 1524]| Ratings 6| Comments 553| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
Points 475 [Total 7782]| Ratings 8| Comments 395| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 425 [Total 7926]| Ratings 0| Comments 425| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 380 [Total 885]| Ratings 9| Comments 280| Invitations 1|Offline
S
L
Points 340 [Total 1462]| Ratings 2| Comments 320| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 199 [Total 567]| Ratings 3| Comments 169| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 41 [Total 157]| Ratings 4| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 35 [Total 126]| Ratings 0| Comments 35| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 32 [Total 106]| Ratings 0| Comments 32| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.