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CPT 43192, Under Esophagoscopy

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 43192 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Esophagoscopy.

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July 19, 2019

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99222- Fee- $340.00 MCR allow- $135.88
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