Ask a Rev Cycle Expert: CPT Code for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection?
What is the CPT code for an endoscopic submucosal dissection?
There is no Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), so unlisted codes for the anatomical site should be used. This could include CPT® codes such as:
43499 Unlisted procedure, esophagus
43999 Unlisted procedure, stomach
44799 Unlisted procedure, small intestine
45399 Unlisted procedure, colon
45999 Unlisted procedure, rectum
There has been no new guidance published for 2021.
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