2017 Illustrated Coding & Billing Expert for Anesthesia/Pain

Product Code: DHMPBMEDAN17

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ISBN 978-1-58383-875-4
Publication Date Dec 30, 2016

Price: $179.95

2017 Illustrated Coding & Billing Expert Anesthesia/Pain

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. 

Features include:

  • 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

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