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CPT® Coding Essentials for Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery 2018

Product Code: DHMPBMEDCA18

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Gain confidence in coding cardiology procedures with precision to ensure full reimbursement for your services with this all-in-one specialty and CPT® coding resource.

Available December 2017
ISBN 978-1-68308-512-6

Price: $199.95

CPT® Coding Essentials for Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery 2018

Gain confidence in coding cardiology procedures with precision to ensure full reimbursement for your services with this all-in-one specialty and CPT® coding resource.

CPT® Coding Essentials for Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery 2018 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. Specialty coding is now 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 cardiology, cardiovascular and cardiothoracic 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.

Features include:

  • EXCLUSIVE! AMA CPT® Guidelines—convenient access to officialguidance, directly from the source

  • 2018 CPT® codes—for cardiology

  • NEW! HCPCS codes—for cardiology-specific supplies, equipment, procedures, or services

  • NEW! E/M exam checklist—a helpful anesthesia-specific appendix

  • UPDATED! ICD-10-CM crosswalks—identify medical necessity with CPT® to ICD-10-CM crosswalks

  • UPDATED! Plain English descriptions—for hundreds of cardiology codes/code groups

  • UPDATED! Code-specific RVUs—determine fees, global days, assistant-at-surgery and prior approval at a glance

  • UPDATED! NCCI edits—help identify which codes are bundled and which codes can be billed separately

  • UPDATED! High-quality, annotated illustrations— provide visual clarification for coding

  • UPDATED! Pub 100 references and CPT Assistant

  • Anatomy and physiology overview—for ICD- 10-CM cardiovascular system conditions

  • Overview of Documentation requirements—for ICD-10-CM cardiovascular system diagnoses

  • Documentation checklists—for ICD-10-CM cardiovascular system diagnoses