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2022 CPT® Coding Essentials for Orthopedics Upper Extremities & Spine

Product Code: DHMPBMEDOU22

Quick Overview

Upper extremity and spinal orthopedics coding and billing knowledge available in a single volume, conveniently superseding the need for multiple resources or years of experience.

Ships December 2021
ISBN 978-1-64016-145-0

Price: $184.95

2022 CPT® Coding Essentials for Orthopedics Upper Extremities & Spine

2022 CPT® Coding Essentials for Orthopedics Upper Extremities & Spine

Optimized for medical necessity and reimbursement understanding, this all-in-one resource focuses on the most important CPT® and ICD-10-CM codes for upper extremity and spinal orthopedics, plus medicine and ancillary services codes chosen by experts who have taken into consideration utilization, denial risk and complexity.

CPT® Coding Essentials optimizes both CPT® and ICD-10-CM code selection with helpful CPT®-to-ICD crosswalks and detailed explanations of anatomy, physiology, and documentation. Other than the AMA CPT® Professional Edition codebook, this is the only book in the market with verbatim CPT® Editorial Panel–approved guidelines and parenthetical information specific to upper extremity and spinal orthopedics.

This is the ideal daily companion featuring useful, definitive specialty-specific coding information beyond what is normally provided in procedures/services codebooks.

Upper extremity and spinal orthopedics coding and billing knowledge available in a single volume, conveniently superseding the need for multiple resources or years of experience.

Features and Benefits

  • A subset of specialty-specific CPT® codes chosen by experts based on utilization, denial risk and complexity
  • Official AMA coding guidelines pertinent to the specialty and not available in any other specialty codebooks in the market
  • Official code-specific CPT® parenthetical instructions
  • Plain English descriptors that clarify for the reader the details of the service represented by the CPT® code
  • CPT® Assistant citations
  • Procedural illustrations
  • Crosswalks from CPT® to ICD-10-CM
  • National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits to identify bundled and separately billable codes
  • CMS Pub 100 billing guidance citations
  • Facility and non-facility relative value units (RVUs) including global surgery days practice/ malpractice expenses and those modifiers that can affect payments for CPT codes
  • Additional chapters on terminology and anatomy, HCPCS Level II codes, CPT® modifiers and ICD-10-CM coding and documentation practices
  • Appendixes offering correct coding principles, NCCI Edits Table, clinical documentation checklists for common diagnoses/conditions using ICD-10-CM categories/codes and evaluation and management (E/M) documentation guidelines
  • Call outs regarding additional information available in the CPT® QuickRef app (requires in-app purchases)

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