Beginning with dates of service on or after January 1, 2023, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will update the Related Coding section of the policy with the following:

  • Added CPT code 43497 to base code 43235 Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with the reduction of 100% primary and 25% subsequent.


For specific policy details, visit the reimbursement policy page at



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October 2022 Anthem Provider News - Kentucky