Turn to the resource that goes beyond basic coding with the Ingenix Current Procedural Coding Expert, your CPT® coding resource designed for a coder’s daily work—not the classroom. Equipped with the entire CPT® code set, physician practices, outpatient hospitals, and ASCs will benefit from this easy-to-navigate, compact resource that arranges codes in a design known to speed procedure coding, billing, and reimbursement. You’ll also find a comprehensive listing of annual code additions/changes/deletions/reinstatements in the appendix, new code icons and notes, plus reimbursement information and mid-year changes not found in the American Medical Association’s (AMA) CPT® code books. Resequenced CPT® code alerts. Identify the AMA’s new code ”resequencing” at a glance with specific instructions, color bars, and brackets. Interventional radiology guidance. Access an appendix of illustrations showing interventional radiology vascular families for more accurate radiology coding. Headings with detailed Ingenix subheadings. Locate CPT® codes more quickly. Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs) appendix. Improve claims accuracy by ensuring CMS compliance through easy-to-access codes and their associated MUE units. Brand-name vaccinations associated with CPT® codes. Aid accurate coding for medications with this helpful reference. Extensive, user-friendly index. Find codes in a flash with the most accurate and expansive index of any CPT® coding resource with terms listed in a variety of ways. PQRI icons and appendix. Link codes and their associated quality measure for reporting to Medicare. Code-specific definitions, rules, and references. Reference comprehensive information compiled from the AMA, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Ingenix, and other sources to assist with accurate coding and speed reimbursement. · Facility and non-facility RVUs and global/follow-up days. Ensure more accurate reimbursement with attachment to the corresponding code. · Helpful illustrations. Detect anatomical differences in codes with ease. · Medicare coverage rules with icons and Pub. 100 references. Understand which policies apply to CPT® codes prior to claim submission with icons and references for each rule, plus a copy of the applicable policy in the appendix. · Pub. 100s and national coverage determinations (NCDs). Access new information that affects coding, including better identification of the national coverage manual. · Modifier icons. Apply modifiers correctly with quick icon identification with the CPT® code.
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