CPT Changes 2018

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1622026020
Release Date: 2017-11-16
Genre: Medical

For a better understanding of the latest revisions to the CPT(R) code set, rely on the best-selling CPT(R) Changes 2018: An Insider's View. Find the meaning behind all of the changes included in the AMA's CPT(R) Professional Edition codebook. Invest in this annual publication and get the insider's perspective into the CPT code set directly from the source--the American Medical Association. AMA is the authority to turn to when seeking an official interpretation and explanation for a CPT code or guideline change. Know the changes inside and out. Avoid and reduce claim denials. Features and Benefits - Organizational structure similar to the CPT codebook -- allows coders to easily conduct a side-by-side read of CPT(R) Changes with the CPT(R) Professional - Official AMA rationales -- provide a detailed explanation for the code or guideline change - Clinical examples, procedural descriptions and illustrations -- help explain the practical application for each change - At-a-glance summary

Conquer Medical Coding 2018

Author: Jean Juek
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803679788
Release Date: 2017-12-25
Genre: Medical

Take a real-world approach to coding that prepares you for the AAPC or AHIMA certification exams and for professional practice in any health care setting. The book is also a handy resource you can turn to throughout your career. Unique decision trees show you how to logically assign a code. It's the only text that breaks down the decision-making process into a visual and repeatable process! You’ll learn exactly how to select the correct ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Each section parallels the Official Coding Guidelines, with a special emphasis on commonly used codes. A wealth of learning tools and tips, along with critical-thinking exercises and real-life case studies, provide the practice you need to master coding. Brief reviews of A&P and pathophysiology put the codes into perfect context.

Workbook to Accompany Conquer Medical Coding 2018

Author: Jean H Jurek
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803677203
Release Date: 2018-01-04
Genre: Medical

Exercise by exercise, page by page, this workbook helps you develop into a skilled and proficient coder and to prepare for your AAPC or AHIMA certification exam. Each chapter in the workbook corresponds to a chapter in Conquer Medical Coding: A Critical-Thinking Approach with Coding Simulations, the field’s new standard in coding texts.

Cone Penetration Testing 2018

Author: Michael A. Hicks
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780429000485
Release Date: 2018-06-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Cone Penetration Testing 2018 contains the proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing (CPT’18, Delft, The Netherlands, 21-22 June 2018), and presents the latest developments relating to the use of cone penetration testing in geotechnical engineering. It focuses on the solution of geotechnical challenges using the cone penetration test (CPT), CPT add-on measurements and companion in-situ penetration tools (such as full flow and free fall penetrometers), with an emphasis on practical experience and application of research findings. The peer-reviewed papers have been authored by academics, researchers and practitioners from many countries worldwide and cover numerous important aspects, ranging from the development of innovative theoretical and numerical methods of interpretation, to real field applications. This is an Open Access ebook, and can be found on www.taylorfrancis.com.

CPT 2018 Professional Edition

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1622026004
Release Date: 2017-09
Genre: Medical

This is the only CPT codebook with official CPT coding rules and guidelines developed by the CPT editorial panel. The 2018 edition covers hundreds of code, guideline, and text changes. In addition to the most comprehensive updates to the CPT code set, this edition...includes notable changes to these subsections: cardiovascular system, diagnostic radiology, INR monitoring services, pathology and laboratory, respiratory system, photodynamic therapy, psychiatric collaborative care management, cognitive assessment and care plan services, proprietary laboratory analyses (PLA), upper and lower abdomen anesthesia, and vaccines. Exclusive features include colorized procedural and anatomical illustrations, inclusion of code ranges in section tabs to improve code search, clinical examples of the CPT codes for E/M services, and updated citations. -- back cover.

CPT Standard 2018

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1622025989
Release Date: 2017-10-23
Genre: Medical

Correct reporting and billing of medical procedures and services begins with CPT(R) 2018 Standard Edition. The AMA publishes the only CPT(R) codebook with the official CPT coding guidelines developed by the CPT Editorial Panel. The updates that appear in this revision have been prepared by the CPT Editorial Panel with the assistance of physicians representing all specialties of medicine, and with important contributions from many third-party payers and government organizations. New for 2018! - New modifiers added to Appendix A - Editorial revisions of the code ranges located in the parenthetical notes for reseqenced codes to provide more succinct ranges - The addition of proprietary laboratory analyses (PLA) codes at the end of the Pathology/Laboratory section Features and Benefits - A comprehensive index -- helps locate codes related to a specific procedure, service, anatomic site, condition, synonym, eponym or abbreviation - Illustrated anatomical review -- a quick reference review of vocabulary and anatomy basics - Clinical examples -- provide a useful tool and guidance for reporting services provided to patients - Alphabetical tabular listing of most analytes in the Pathology and Laboratory section -- eases your code search by directing you to applicable molecular pathology codes based on a specific analyte - Increased granularity in Molecular Pathology -- improves your ability to assign the proper code for a laboratory procedure - Summary of additions, deletions and revisions -- provides an overview of 2017 changes - Multiple appendices -- offer quick reference to additional information and resources that cover such topics as modifiers, add-on codes and vascular families

CPT Changes 2019

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 162202754X
Release Date: 2018-11-15
Genre:

For a better understanding of the latest revisions to the CPT(R) code set, rely on the best-selling CPT(R) Changes 2019: An Insider's View. Find the meaning behind all of the changes included in the AMA's CPT(R) Professional Edition codebook. Invest in this annual publication and get the insider's perspective into the CPT(R) code set directly from the source--the American Medical Association. AMA is the authority to turn to when seeking an official interpretation and explanation for a CPT(R) code or guideline change. Know the changes inside and out. Avoid and reduce claim denials. Features and Benefits Organizational structure similar to the CPT codebook -- allows coders to easily conduct a side-by-side read of CPT(R) Changes with the CPT(R) Professional Official AMA rationales -- provide a detailed explanation for the code or guideline change Clinical examples, procedural descriptions and illustrations -- help explain the practical application for each change At-a-glance summary

Coders Specialty Guide 2018 Neurology Neurosurgery The Coding Institute

Author: The Coding Institute
Publisher: The Coding Institute
ISBN: 9781635271850
Release Date: 2018-01-15
Genre:

There's never enough time, or so it seemed-until now. Neurology coding just got faster with the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Neurology/Neurosurgery. ONE CODE, ONE PAGE That's TCI's easy-access layout in the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Neurology/Neurosurgery. Everything you need to code a procedure is arranged for speedy reference on one page-official code descriptors, ICD 10 CrossRefs, RVUs, and lay terms in everyday language for every CPT® code, along with CCI edits, anatomical illustrations, expert coding tips, best-in-class strategies, and reimbursement details for Medicare. Error-proof your claims with everything you need at your fingertips: CPT® codes common to your specialty, including 2018 new and revised codesOfficial descriptors for Category I-III codes to make your code selection simplerLay term explanations to help you understand complex proceduresInsider coding and billing tips for reporting specific CPT® codesUpdated Medicare reimbursement rates for both physicians and hospitalsRVUs for facility and non-facility for more accurate paymentsModifier crosswalksCCI edits to make your bundling decisions easierHelpful indicators (global days, diagnostic tests, and more)Neurology/neurosurgery terminology with easy-to-understand definitions Instantly look up all your coding information at-a-glance: Even more CPT® codes for neurology and neurosurgeryHCPCS codes, lay terms, and surefire tips to boost payment for supplies, equipment, and drugsAnd much more! Find codes faster and improve your accuracy. With the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Emergency Medicine, you'll master the 2018 CPT® and HCPCS code changes, conquer compliance, and safeguard your revenue. Note: E-books are not printable.

Coders Specialty Guide 2018 Cardiology Cardiothoracic Surgery The Coding Institute

Author: The Coding Institute
Publisher: The Coding Institute
ISBN: 9781635271775
Release Date: 2018-01-15
Genre:

Do you have a need for speed? Go from zero to 60-with precision-today! Every second counts. That's why we give you everything you need to code accurately on one page in the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery-ICD 10 CrossRefs, RVUs, and lay terms for every CPT® code, along with anatomical illustrations, expert coding and billing guidance, and tips from our core TCI coding veterans. Rely on the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery and zip through your toughest coding challenges: Cardiology and cardiothoracic CPT® codes with official descriptors for Categories I-IIILay descriptions of how physicians perform cardiology/cardiothoracic proceduresNew and revised 2018 CPT® codes with coding adviceExpert tips to optimize coding and reimbursementCCI edits for each procedure to simplify bundling decisionsMedicare fee schedule (physicians and hospitals)RVUs (facility and non-facility) Get ready to fly in 2018: Convenient combination reference book for cardio and related specialtiesHCPCS codes with lay terms and revenue-boosting tipsICD-10-CM-to- CPT® crosswalks to establish medical necessityComprehensive code index with page numbers for quicker searchesDetailed illustrations with code captionsPage headers and tabs for simple navigationAnd much more! Get prepared for multiple 2018 CPT® code changes for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. Now you can streamline your coding process and increase your reimbursement. Note: E-books are not printable.

CPT Professional 2019

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1622027523
Release Date: 2018-09-15
Genre:

CPT(R) 2019 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA-authored resource to help health care professionals correctly report and bill medical procedures and services.

Coders Specialty Guide 2018 Ophthalmology Optometry The Coding Institute

Author: The Coding Institute
Publisher: The Coding Institute
ISBN: 9781635271744
Release Date: 2018-01-15
Genre:

Zip through your ophthalmology coding with the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Ophthalmology/ Optometry. Are you tired of skimming pages to find the information you need to code a procedure? Now you can find codes quickly and improve your productivity and accuracy with the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Ophthalmology. ONE CODE, ONE PAGE -that's TCI's user-friendly layout for every Coders' Specialty Guide! All you need for a code is organized for quick reference on one page-ICD 10 CrossRefs, RVUs, CCI edits, and plain English lay terms for every CPT® code, along with anatomical illustrations, best-in-class coding tips, and strategies from industry veterans. Beat claim denials and conquer 2018 CPT® code changes with: Ophthalmology CPT® codes, including 2018 codesOfficial descriptors for Categories I-IIIPractical advice for new and revised 2018 codesExpert tips to streamline your coding and billingStraightforward lay term of how each procedure is performedMedicare fee schedule (hospitals and physicians)RVUs (facility and non-facility)CCI edits for each specialty procedureHelpful indicators and medical terminology PLUS: Expanded code lists including more specialty codesHCPCS codes with lay terms and expert coding and reimbursement adviceNavigation-friendly headers and tabsComprehensive code index with page numbersIllustrations with correlating codes to select the proper codeAnd much more! Take the fast track to coding success and get the reimbursement you deserve with Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Ophthalmology /Optometry. Note: E-books are not printable.

Coding for Pediatrics 2019

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Coding and Nomenclature
Publisher:
ISBN: 1610022033
Release Date: 2018-11
Genre:

This year's completely updated 24th edition includes at changes in CPT codes as well as a new section titled "Coding Basics and Business Essentials" and a new chapter centering on mental and behavioral health services.

Coding for Pediatrics 2018

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Coding and Nomenclature
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 1610021029
Release Date: 2017-11
Genre: Medical

All of the new updates to the CPT(R) and ICD-10-CM codes for 2018 brought together in one book with usage guidance will ensure correct coding that yields correct care and prompt payment.