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Coding Companion® for Orthopaedics-Lower: Hips & Below

2018 Coding Companion® for Orthopaedics-Lower: Hips & Below
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Publisher: Optum360
Experts: Jillian Harrington, MHA, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CCS-P, MHP
Latest Edition: 2018
Sample Pages:  View PDF

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2018 for Orthopaedics-Lower: Hips & Below
IN STOCK $199.95
2018 for Orthopaedics - Upper: Spine and Above
IN STOCK $199.95
2019 for Orthopaedics: Hips & Below
Dec 2018 $199.95
2019 for Orthopaedics: Spine & Above
Dec 2018 $199.95


Consolidate the coding process with the Coding Companion®, your one-stop resource developed exclusively for those who code for orthopaedics. 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 orthopaedics.
  • 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, and Medicare RVUs and Pub. 100 references.
  • Organized by CPT® and HCPCS code. Essential procedures for general surgery and gastroenterology are listed by CPT® or HCPCS code, along with crosswalks to 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 code. CPT® codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online.

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Content Experts

Jillian  Harrington, MHA, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CCS-P, MHP - Ms. Harrington has more than 16 years of experience in the health care profession. She recently served as President and CEO of ComplyCode, a health care compliance consulting firm based in Binghamton, NY. She is the former Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Official of a large academic medical center, and also has extensive background in both the professional and technical components of CPT®/HCPCS and ICD-9-CM coding. She teaches CPT® coding and is an approved instructor of the Professional Medical Coding Curriculum, awarded by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). She has spoken frequently on health care compliance and health information management issues at regional and national professional conferences.

Ms. Harrington holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from Empire State College and a Master of Science degree in Health Systems Administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and a former member of its National Advisory Board, a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA), and is an associate of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

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