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2018 Illustrated Coding & Billing Expert for General Surgery and Gastroenterology

Product Code: DHMPBMEDGS18

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

Available December 2017
ISBN 978-1-68308-513-3

Price: $199.95

2018 Illustrated Coding & Billing Expert for General Surgery and Gastroenterology

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

DecisionHealth’s 2018 Illustrated Coding & Billing Expert for General Surgery & Gastroenterology 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. Additionally, specialty-tailored sections offering detailed explanations of anatomy, physiology and documentations needed for relevant sections of ICD-10-CM make this the most complete code book companion on the market.

Optimized for medical necessity and reimbursement understanding, this guide focuses on a subset of obstetric and gynecological suregeries, 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

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

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

  • UPDATED! 2018 CPT® codes—for general surgery and gastroenterology

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

  • UPDATED! Plain English descriptions—for hundreds of general surgery and gastroenterology 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 references
  • Anatomy and physiology overview—for ICD- 10-CM general surgery and gastroenterology

  • Overview of Documentation requirements—for ICD-10-CM general surgery and gastroenterology diagnoses

  • Documentation checklists—for ICD-10-CM general surgery and gastroenterology diagnoses