Helpful tips

What is procedure code 44376?

What is procedure code 44376?

Small intestinal endoscopy
CPT® Code 44376 in section: Small intestinal endoscopy, enteroscopy beyond second portion of duodenum, including ileum.

What is procedure code 45385?

Screening Colonoscopy for Medicare Patients that becomes Diagnostic or Therapeutic

Colonoscopy CPT® codes
CPT® Code Descriptor
45385 with removal of tumor(s), polyp(s), or other lesions by snare technique
45386 with transendoscopic balloon dilation

Is a push enteroscopy the same as a small bowel enteroscopy?

Enteroscopy, also called push enteroscopy, is a procedure that examines the small intestine, a very long area of small bowel located between the stomach and colon (large intestine) and made up of the duodenum, jejunum and ileum.

What is the CPT code for a push enteroscopy?


CPT code Description PLI
44369 PE with tumor ablation 0.33
44376 Enteroscopy with ileum 0.42
44377 Enteroscopy with bx 0.40
44378 Enteroscopy with control of bleeding 0.52

What is an enteroscopy procedure?

What is the CPT code for EGD with enteroscopy?

If an endoscope cannot be advanced at least 50 cm beyond the pylorus, see the appropriate code in the EGD family (43233, 43235–43259, 43266, 43270). If an endoscope can be passed at least 50 cm beyond pylorus, but only into jejunum, see the appropriate code in the enteroscopy, not including ileum family (44360–44373).

What is a enteroscopy procedure?

Is enteroscopy a surgery?

Enteroscopy is a procedure that helps your doctor find and treat problems in the digestive system. During an enteroscopy, your doctor inserts a thin, flexible tube with an attached camera into your body.

What is the difference between EGD and push enteroscopy?

Push endoscopy (also referred to as push enteroscopy) is a procedure that allows diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the upper small intestine. Push endoscopy reaches further into the small intestine than the standard upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (also known as esophagogastroduodenoscopy, EGD).

Is enteroscopy same as EGD?

Enteroscopy refers to endoscopic examination of the small intestine. Although limited small-bowel evaluation is undertaken during EGD and is possible during colonoscopy, enteroscopy typically refers to more extensive endoscopic examination of the small intestine, extending into the jejunum and/or ileum.