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CPT 43231, Under Esophagoscopy

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 43231 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Esophagoscopy.

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June 01, 2015

Coding endoscopic ultrasound services is easy to digest if you understand the procedures and use a decision grid. By Lynn Garrity, CPC, COC Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) combines endoscopy and ultra... [ Read More ]

December 11, 2014

December 9, the American Medical Association (AMA) released the 2015 Errata and Technical Corrections, some of which may affect how you report certain CPT® codes on claims. The most recent entries... [ Read More ]

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