Gain confidence in coding anesthesia and pain procedures with precision to ensure full reimbursement for your services with this all-in-one specialty and CPT ® coding resource.
DecisionHealth’s 2017 Illustrated Coding & Billing Expert for Anesthesia/Pain Medicine is the most comprehensive resource of its kind, complete with updated CPT codes, official AMA guidelines, powerful CPT to ICD-10 crosswalks and ICD-10 guidance, making specialty coding easier and more efficient than ever. You’ll also gain clearly-written Plain English descriptions, CPT coding tips and instruction, plus illustrations, going way beyond your traditional CPT code book.
Optimized for medical necessity and reimbursement understanding, this guide focuses on a subset of CPT® anesthesia services, as well as surgeries, medicine and ancillary services CPT® codes chosen by experts who take into consideration utilization, denial risk and complexity.
No more reaching for a multitude of code books and wasting time searching the web for missing details – order the one book that provides all the specialty-specific guidance you need for compliant coding.
- NEW AND EXCLUSIVE! AMA CPT® Guidelines—convenient access to official guidance, directly from the source
- NEW! HCPCS codes—for anesthesia-specific supplies, equipment, procedures, or services
- NEW! E/M exam checklist—a helpful anesthesia-specific appendix
- 2017 CPT® codes—for anesthesia and pain management
- Powerful crosswalks—identify medical necessity with CPT® to ICD-10-CM crosswalks
- Plain English descriptions—for hundreds of anesthesia and pain management codes/code groups
- Code-specific RVUs—determine fees, global days, assistant-at-surgery and prior approval at a glance
- NCCI edits—help identify which codes are bundled and which codes can be billed separately
- High-quality, annotated illustrations— provide visual clarification for coding
- Pub 100 references
- Anatomy and physiology overview—for ICD- 10-CM nervous and musculoskeletal systems
- Documentation requirements—for ICD-10-CM nervous and musculoskeletal systems diagnoses
- ICD-10-CM documentation checklists—for conditions commonly encountered in pain medicine