Coding

Employing proper and accurate medical coding is important to your bottom line. Undercoding can lead to earned revenue lost; overcode, and you risk fines. Whether it's ICD codes, CPT codes or coding compliance, AGA provides resources to help your practice remain compliant and financially sound.

 

CPT Coding Resources

2016 Coding Updates Manual

Learn about changes to CPT coding in 2016 for GI, including a new Category I code for partial or complete esophagogastric fundoplasty, corrections to the AMA Colonoscopy Decision Tree, and a comprehensive Q&A.

2016 gi endoscopy coding

This member-only resource provides an overview of important principles and guidelines and charts all the codes you need to know at a glance. Designed specifically for the busy GI practice. Login to gastro.org is required.

FMT Coding Guidance

AGA is committed to providing practical guidance to GIs using fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) to treat patients. Follow these guidelines to properly code and bill private payors and Medicare for the procedure.

 

Coding FAQs

Read through answers to the most frequently asked coding and billing questions received by the AGA Coding & Billing Corner.

FAQ Categories:

Webinar: Moderate Sedation CPT and G Codes

G-Codes for Lower GI Endoscopy Procedures

Evaluation & Management

Screening Colonoscopy

icd-10 Resource center

AGA collaborates with leading organizations to provide you with various resources to help ensure your smooth transition to ICD-10.

2015

Past year's coding updates, for reference:

Still have questions?

Get answers to your coding and billing questions from American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) certified GI coding and billing specialists.
 

As of Dec. 15, 2016, members pay $25 per question. Nonmembers pay $50 per question. Payment is required at the time of request. 

 

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