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.

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.

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.

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

Cone Penetration Testing IV

Author: Michael A. Hicks
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780429000478
Release Date: 2018-06-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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. The main topics are: interpretation of CPT results, application of the CPT, and equipment development. Cone Penetration Testing 2018 is aimed at academics, researchers, consultants, practitioners, hardware/software suppliers, certifiers and students. Cone Penetration Testing 2018 is the fourth in a series of symposia endorsed by TC102 of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). The first symposium was held in 1995 in Linköping, Sweden and the series continued in Huntington Beach, California (2010) and in Las Vegas, Nevada (2014).

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

Step by Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition E Book

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323567619
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Medical

Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! From Carol J. Buck, the bestselling Step-by-Step Medical Coding is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Explanations of coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce understanding of the material. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, an Evolve website includes 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build your skills and remember the material. 30-day trial access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials gives you experience with using an encoder (in addition to separate encoder practice exercises on the Evolve website). Learning Objective Review questions are included at the end of each chapter. UNIQUE! Concrete "real-life" coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases. Instructor-led assessments on the companion Evolve website provide additional assessment options in classroom settings (answers and rationales provided at the discretion of your instructor). UNIQUE! Four coding-question variations — covering both single-code questions and multiple-code questions and scenarios — develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills. Over 450 total illustrations help you understand the types of medical conditions and procedures being coded, along with examples taken directly from Elsevier's professional ICD-10 and HCPCS manuals. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes show the official guidelines wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations. UNIQUE! Coders’ Index in the back of the book makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes. Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts and emphasize key information. Valuable tips and advice are offered in features such as From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out, and CMS Rules. Sample electronic health record screenshots (located in Appendix D) show examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace. NEW! Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job. NEW! Glossary review questions are included at the end of each chapter.

KONCPT 20 AUTHORS 2018

Author: DR ABIRAMI ARUN PRABHU
Publisher: CBS Publishers & Distributors Private Limited
ISBN: 9789386827463
Release Date: 2018-02-23
Genre: Medical

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Coders Specialty Guide 2018 Pulmonology The Coding Institute

Author: The Coding Institute
Publisher: The Coding Institute
ISBN: 9781635271911
Release Date: 2018-01-15
Genre:

Code faster-and with spot-on accuracy-with the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Pulmonology. Is your pulmonology practice ready to take on CPT® 2018 code changes? Are you looking for help to stop claim denials from eating into your reimbursement? Get the upper hand with fast and exact coding made easy. TCI's ingeniously designed Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Pulmonology makes nailing down the right code as simple as turning a page. All the details you need to code a procedure are arrange for quick-fire access on one page-official code descriptors, ICD 10 CrossRefs, RVUs, and lay terms in easy-to-understand language, CCI edits, anatomical illustrations, expert coding tips, best-in-class strategies, and reimbursement details for Medicare. Zip through your coding challenges and safeguard your revenue: Pulmonology CPT® codes, including 2018 new and updated codesCategory I-III codes along with official descriptors to facilitate simple code selectionComplex pulmonology procedures explained in simple, lay termsPulmonology coding and billing tips from industry experts to aid in reporting specific CPT® codesUpdated Medicare reimbursement information for hospitals and physiciansFacility and non-facility RVUs for greater accuracy in paymentsCrosswalks for modifiersCCI edits to make accurate bundling decisionsVital indicators for global days, diagnostic tests, and morePulmonology-specific terminology with lay definitions Master 2018 CPT® and HCPCS code changes, conquer compliance, and safeguard your revenue. Note: E-books are not printable.

CPT 2019 Professional Edition

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 1622027531
Release Date: 2018
Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS

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.

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.

Coders Specialty Guide 2018 Internal Medicine Endocrinology Wound Care

Author: The Coding Institute
Publisher: The Coding Institute
ISBN: 9781635271942
Release Date: 2018-01-15
Genre:

Does time get away from you? Are you constantly working late or leaving claims unfinished? The Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Internal Medicine/ Endocrinology/ Wound Care makes choosing the right code as simple as referencing a single page. Find all the details you need to code a procedure arranged for speedy access on one page-official code descriptors, ICD 10 CrossRefs, RVUs, and lay terms in easy-to-understand language, CCI edits, anatomical illustrations, expert coding tips, best-in-class strategies, and reimbursement details for Medicare. Master your specialty's 2018 CPT® and HCPCS code changes, conquer compliance, and safeguard your revenue: 2018 new and revised CPT® codes for internal medicine, endocrinology, and wound care with official descriptors for Categories I-IIILay term description for each procedureDescriptive illustrations to help you select codes accuratelyFail-safe coding and billing advice for specific codesCPT® and HCPCS modifier crosswalk for proceduresMedicare physician fee schedule (physicians and hospitals) with RVUsCoding indicators (pre-, post-, intra-operative, global periods, and diagnostic tests)CCI editsAppendix with medical terms PLUS These Time-Saving Features More CPT® codes for internal medicine, endocrinology, and wound careHCPCS codes, lay explanations, and tips to protect your reimbursement for supplies/equipment/drugsICD-10-CM-to-CPT® crosswalks that assists in checking medical necessityComprehensive code index with page numbers for quicker code look-upColor-coded tabs to help you navigate easily Beat the clock today. Code faster with impeccable accuracy with the Coders' Specialty Guide 2018: Internal Medicine/ Endocrinology/ Wound Care. Note: E-books are not printable.

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.