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Coding Companion® for Cardiology/Cardiothoracic/ Vascular Surgery

2018 Coding Companion® for Cardiology/Cardiothoracic/ Vascular Surgery
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Publisher: Optum360
Experts: Karen Kachur, RN, CPC
Latest Edition: 2018
Sample Pages:  View PDF

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2018 for ENT/Allergy/Pulmonology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for General Surgery/Gastroenterology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Primary Care/Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Podiatry
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Radiology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Cardiology/Cardiothoracic/ Vascular Surgery
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Ophthalmology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Oncology/Hematology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Orthopaedics-Lower: Hips & Below
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Neurosurgery/Neurology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Obstetrics/Gynecology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Plastics/Dermatology
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Orthopaedics - Upper: Spine and Above
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Urology/Nephrology
IN STOCK $199.95
2019 for Cardiology/Cardiothoracic/ Vascular Surgery
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for ENT/Allergy/Pulmonology
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Ophthalmology
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Orthopaedics: Hips & Below
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Orthopaedics: Spine & Above
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Plastics/Dermatology
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Radiology
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Urology/Nephrology
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Medical Oncology/Hematology Services
Dec 2018 $179.95


Consolidate the coding process with the Coding Companion®, your one-stop resource developed exclusively for those who code for cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide includes 2018 CPT®, HCPCS and ICD-10-CM code sets specific to your specialty. Each specialty-specific procedure code includes its official description and lay description, coding tips, terminology, cross-coding to common ICD-10-CM, and relative value units. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy. Read more

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Features and benefits

  • New — Code icons. Quickly identify new, revised and add-on procedure codes related to cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.
  • New — CPT® Assistant references. Identifies that an article or discussion of the CPT® code has been in the American Medical Association’s CPT® Assistant newsletter. Use the citation to locate the correct volume.
  • Optum360 Edge — HCPCS procedure codes. Only Optum360 offers HCPCS procedure codes specific to your specialty with the same information as we provide for CPT® codes.
  • Quickly find information. All the information you need is provided, including illustrations, lay descriptions, coding tips, terms, cross-coding, Medicare RVUs and Pub. 100 references.
  • Organized by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. Essential procedures for cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery are listed by CPT® or HCPCS procedure code, along with crosswalks to common ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
  • Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges. Relative value units including the practice, work, and malpractice components with total RVUs for non-facility and facility for procedures are included.
  • Avoid claim denials and/or audits. Medicare payer information provides the references to Pub. 100 guidelines, follow-up days, and assistant-at-surgery.
  • CCI edits by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online.

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Content Experts

Karen  Kachur, RN, CPC - Ms. Kachur is a clinical/technical editor for Optum360 with expertise in CPT/HCPCS, ICD-10-CM/PCS and ICD-9-CM coding, in addition to physician billing, compliance, and fraud and abuse. Prior to joining Optum360, she worked for many years as a staff RN in a variety of clinical settings including medicine, surgery, intensive care, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Ms. Kachur has served as assistant director of a hospital utilization management and quality assurance department. She also has extensive experience as a nurse reviewer for Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She is an active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders.

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