ADA-friendly PDF: GI – Endoscopy 2020 Procedural Payment Guide

GI – Endoscopy 2020 Procedural Payment Guide

THIS PROCEDURAL REIMBURSEMENT GUIDE, FOR SELECT GASTROENTEROLOGY PROCEDURES, provides coding and reimbursement information for physicians and facilities. The Medicare payment amounts shown are national average payments. Actual reimbursement will vary for each provider and institution based on geographic differences in costs, hospital teaching status, and proportion of low-income patients. Payer policies will vary and should be verified prior to treatment for limitations on diagnosis, coding, or site of service requirements. The coding options listed within this guide are commonly used codes and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. We recommend consulting your relevant manuals for appropriate coding options. The following codes are thought to be relevant to Gastroenterology procedures and are referenced throughout this guide.