Anesthesia Coding Changes for 2018
5 new codes have been added to the GI mix
In the Upper Abdomen
00740 has been deleted and is now 00731.
00732 has been added as an indented code to 00731. Now, for those completing ERCP procedures have now have 00732 to utilize.
ERCP stands for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopacreatography.
ERCP is a procedure that uses a fluoroscope & endoscope to deal with issues within the pancreatic ductal and biliary systems.