Principles of CPT Coding

Principles of CPT Coding
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: American Medical Association Press
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2017
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 1622025512

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The newest edition of this best-selling educational resource contains the essential information needed to understand all sections of the CPT codebook but now boasts inclusion of multiple new chapters and a significant redesign. The ninth edition of Principles of CPT(R) Coding is now arranged into two parts: - CPT and HCPCS coding - An overview of documentation, insurance, and reimbursement principles Part 1 provides a comprehensive and in-depth guide for proper application of service and procedure codes and modifiers for which this book is known and trusted. A staple of each edition of this book, these revised chapters detail the latest updates and nuances particular to individual code sections and proper code selection. Part 2 consists of new chapters that explain the connection between and application of accurate coding, NCCI edits, and HIPAA regulations to documentation, payment, insurance, and fraud and abuse avoidance. The new full-color design offers readers of the illustrated ninth edition a more engaging and far better educational experience. Features and Benefits - New content! New chapters covering documentation, NCCI edits, HIPAA, payment, insurance, and fraud and abuse principles build the reader's awareness of these inter-related and interconnected concepts with coding. - New learning and design features -- Vocabulary terms highlighted within the text and defined within the margins that conveniently aid readers in strengthening their understanding of medical terminology -- "Advice/Alert Notes" that highlight important information, exceptions, salient advice, cautionary advice regarding CMS, NCCI edits, and/or payer practices -- Call outs to "Clinical Examples" that are reminiscent of what is found in the AMA publications CPT(R) Assistant, CPT(R) Changes, and CPT(R) Case Studies -- "Case Examples" peppered throughout the chapters that can lead to valuable class discussions and help build understanding of critical concepts -- Code call outs within the margins that detail a code description -- Full-color photos and illustrations that orient readers to the concepts being discussed -- Single-column layout for ease of reading and note-taking within the margins -- Exercises that are Internet-based or linked to use of the AMA CPT(R) QuickRef app that encourage active participation and develop coding skills -- Hands-on coding exercises that are based on real-life case studies

Introduction to CPT Coding

Introduction to CPT Coding
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: American Medical Association Press
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2011
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 1603595317

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CPTr coding education straight from the source! The AMA, the expert in CPT coding, offers this new publication on the Introduction to CPTr Coding: Basic principles to learning, understanding and applying the CPT code set. This entry-level coding education resource can be used alone or in a classroom setting. Students and self-learners entering the coding and billing field will learn how to appropriately select the correct codes for the services and procedures performed. It is crucial to understand and correctly apply the CPT coding guidelines for each section and subsection of the CPT codebook. This valuable resource addresses the general guidelines for each at the beginner's level, and facilitates comprehension and application of the CPT coding guidelines. Each chapter contains valuable features to provide further educational guidance on appropriate coding, such as: * Check your Knowledge -- questions and answers to test your comprehension of the material * Key Terms -- defines fundamental terms used within the text for ease of use * Coding Tips -- helpful information listed throughout each chapter * Illustrations -- specific to the anatomy of the procedures and codes * "Real-life" coding examples -- teach you how to apply your new skills * Chapter exercises-- hands-on exercises challenge your knowledge of each chapter Whether you are a student or a self-learner, this book will teach you the essentials of CPT coding, and help to launch you into the exciting career of coding.

Principles of CPT Coding

Principles of CPT Coding
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: American Medical Association Press
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2010
Genre: Medical
ISBN: UCSD:31822037165891

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Updated and revised by the AMA, this best-selling resource is a comprehensive training and education textbook that provides the most in-depth review available of the entire CPTr codebook. Expanded images, chapters and content provide a broader explanation of the CPT code set and include: New! Appendix describes how to code from an operative report New! Ancillary educator material includes individual chapter slide presentations, whole book review slide presentations, chapter presentation notes, and three levels of question-andanswer banks for tests and quizzes found throughout the book. New! Two new subsections of medicine that pertain to cardiovascular device monitoring and end-stage renal disease services Expanded and revised chapter sections provide enhanced coding guidelines and instructions for spinal and cranial sterotactic radiosurgery codes in the nervous system subsection, in addition to E/M revisions on newborn care services, delivery/ birth room attendance, resuscitation services and more Numerous revisions to medicine section offers in-depth discussion regarding hydration therapeutics, prophylactic injections and infusions, and chemotherapy administration

Principles of CPT Coding

Principles of CPT Coding
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 538
Release: 2014
Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS
ISBN: 1622021061

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Principles of Coding and Reimbursement for Surgeons

Principles of Coding and Reimbursement for Surgeons
Author: Mark Savarise,Christopher Senkowski
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 343
Release: 2016-12-30
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9783319435954

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This text provides the in-depth understanding of the mechanisms that guide coding and reimbursement. The text is meant to be useful to surgeons in practice, both in general surgery and in surgical subspecialties; practice management teams of surgical practices and to resident physicians in surgery. Part 1 of the text addresses the CPT coding process, the relative valuation system (RVU), the ICD-9 and ICD-10 systems of classification, Medicare Part B payment rules for physicians, the DRG system and Medicare Part A payment for hospitals, alternative payment models, and the myriad of quality measures of importance to surgeons. Part 2 of the text addresses specific coding in areas where surgeons historically have had the most difficulty. This is not meant to substitute for the available texts, software or courses on coding, but to provide the historical background and rationale for the specific coding rules. Principles of Coding and Reimbursement for Surgeons will be of great value to general surgeons and surgical subspecialists in private practice, academic institutions, and employed positions. It will provide direction to management teams from practice and institutional levels. It is also of use to surgical trainees and to researchers in health policy issues.

Principles of CPT Coding Workbook

Principles of CPT Coding Workbook
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: American Medical Association Press
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2007
Genre: Nosology
ISBN: 1579478832

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Revised and expanded, the second edition of Principles of CPTr Coding Workbook (formerly the CPTr Coding Workbook) lays a foundation for understanding coding by providing detailed examples designed to strengthen coding skills. In-depth instruction on key coding concepts is provided by CPT code section with extensive coding scenarios and operative procedure exercises given at the end of each chapter to test knowledge. A detailed answer key with comprehensive rationales walk the reader through the process of code assignment. This book was developed as a companion to the bestseller Principles of CPTr Coding to provide additional coding instruction and exercises, and can also be used as a stand-alone teaching tool. New to this edition: * New chapters - Category II codes and the Appendixes in the CPT codebook are now explained in two new chapters * New illustrations - Enable readers to visualize the area being discussed * mDecision Tree Flow Charts for selected specialties - * Demonstrate correct code selection * Expanded chapters - E/M, Medicine, Surgery, Anesthesiology and Radiology chapters now include updated coding information and instruction

CPT Professional 2022

CPT Professional 2022
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1200
Release: 2021-09-17
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1640160876

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CPT(R) 2022 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA-authored resource to help healthcare professionals correctly report and bill medical procedures and services.

Introduction to CPT Coding

Introduction to CPT Coding
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: American Medical Association Press
Total Pages: 457
Release: 2014-05-14
Genre: MEDICAL
ISBN: 1603597670

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CPTr coding education straight from the source! The AMA, the expert in CPT coding, offers this new publication on the Introduction to CPTr Coding: Basic principles to learning, understanding and applying the CPT code set. This entry-level coding education resource can be used alone or in a classroom setting. Students and self-learners entering the coding and billing field will learn how to appropriately select the correct codes for the services and procedures performed. It is crucial to understand and correctly apply the CPT coding guidelines for each section and subsection of the CPT codebook. This valuable resource addresses the general guidelines for each at the beginner's level, and facilitates comprehension and application of the CPT coding guidelines. Each chapter contains valuable features to provide further educational guidance on appropriate coding, such as: * Check your Knowledge -- questions and answers to test your comprehension of the material * Key Terms -- defines fundamental terms used within the text for ease of use * Coding Tips -- helpful information listed throughout each chapter * Illustrations -- specific to the anatomy of the procedures and codes * "Real-life" coding examples -- teach you how to apply your new skills * Chapter exercises-- hands-on exercises challenge your knowledge of each chapter Whether you are a student or a self-learner, this book will teach you the essentials of CPT coding, and help to launch you into the exciting career of coding.