Encoder Pro Expert Online by Optum (formerly Ingenix)
Encoder Pro Expert Online provides online access to a powerful search application for all CPT®, HCPCS Level II, and ICD-9-CM code sets and Ingenix and Medicare coding guidelines to ensure coding accuracy, improve billing performance, and reduce rejected claims. Complimentary updates let you code confidently throughout the year. Plus, a compliance editor helps you review your code selections, and a fee calculator computes the Medicare reimbursement rate for your region.
Key Features and Benefits
Expert Exclusive—Enhanced compliance editor (with ClaimsManager rules). Check your work by running your selected codes through an edit check to ensure proper unbundling, correct modifiers, complete diagnoses, and more prior to submittal to a clearinghouse/vendor/payer. Includes an 18-month historical content database for use during claim adjudication.
Expert Exclusive—Fee calculator. Calculate the adjusted Medicare reimbursement rate for your area.
ICD-10-CM – Includes ICD9 v1 and v2 codes mapped to ICD10-CM codes using the GEM (General Equivalency Mappings) and Ingenix clinical content. Also includes Ingenix Tabular (ICD10-CM book) Content and Ingenix mapping logic.
Plus all of the valuable features of EncoderPro.com Professional:
Optum Edge—Powerful CodeLogic™ search engine technology. Keyword search across all code sets simultaneously using up to four terms, acronyms, abbreviations, or even misspelled words.
Optum Edge—Lay descriptions for procedures and HCPCS. Access comprehensive Coders’ Desk Reference descriptions for thousands of procedures and services to enhance your understanding of CPT® and HCPCS code differences.
Optum Edge—Automatic monthly updates. Real-time application service delivers code changes before implementation and updates Medicare coverage information regularly for coding confidence.
Local coverage determinations (LCDs) and Medicare’s Pub. 100 access. Check procedures for Medicare coverage instructions and medical necessity edits. Understand which ICD-9-CM procedures define medical necessity and what the documentation guidelines are for successful claim submission. Gain insight into procedures and services that carry little or discretionary coverage and how to report them.
Modifier crosswalk. Choose from a comprehensive array of modifiers for each procedure based on millions of claim scenarios to ensure correct modifier use when billing payers.
Cross-coder relationships. Provides valuable content from 12 coding and billing specialty reference books in one powerful solution. Cross-reference procedures to radiology, path/lab, medicine codes, and more.
Medicare CCI edits. Understand coding relationships for bundled and mutually exclusive procedures and check your code combinations through a full year of CCI.
Color-coded edits. Reduce research time and improve coding accuracy with at-a-glance sex or age edits, Medicare coverage, and bundled procedures.
User notes. Easily identify codes or code groups requiring more personal or company information.
Notepad. Preview a completed CMS-1500 form before submission, and export your codes to Windows programs.
Great value. Includes the content from more than 20 code and reference books in one powerful solution.
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