Main Office: 972-612-0430

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Colon & Rectal Associates of Texas

Frequently Asked Questions

Can my colonoscopy be coded as "Screening"?
A few factors determine whether we can code your colonoscopy as "screening." We made an informational page (click here) to help you understand how we decide which code to use on your insurance claim. Be aware that, even when we code your colonoscopy as "screening," your insurance company may choose to process it as "diagnostic" in some cases. When they do this, it is based on their own criteria and is beyond our control.
When should I consider having a colonoscopy?
By age fifty (50) if there is no family history. A family history of colon cancer indicates a need for earlier screening. Early detection of colon cancer is vital to full recovery.
Are polyps cancerous?
Polyps can be benign (not cancerous) or they may be at a cancerous stage. However, left untreated, even benign polyps may become cancerous. Early detection and removal is critical.

Common Diseases and Procedures

Please click the links below to learn about common diseases and procedures.