2019 Coders’ Desk Reference for HCPCS Level II
Optum360 | 2019 |
Coders at all experience levels will have questions when 2019 HCPCS code changes go into effect—and the Coders’ Desk Reference for HCPCS Level II is the book to keep close by to find the answers needed.
With this one-of-a-kind, comprehensive resource on all the codes for 2019, users can reduce coding errors and improve coding confidence by referencing more than 2,000 HCPCS code lay descriptions, find answers to frequently asked questions, and obtain other helpful guidance before assigning a code.
- Optum360 Edge — More than 3,000 HCPCS Level II codes and 2,000 lay descriptions. Gain a clear understanding of the clinical definitions for thousands of alphanumeric codes for supplies and services to improve coding accuracy.
- Optum360 Edge — Modifier definitions, diagnosis code suggestions, and usage rules. Choose the appropriate modifiers and HCPCS Level II codes with a thorough list of modifiers, accompanied with narrative explanations of each.
- Coding and billing instructions. Reduce research time and improve coding accuracy with tips on the quickest methods to bill and code HCPCS Level II codes.
- Additional chapters for documentation, durable medical equipment (DME), fraud and abuse, compliance, and HIPAA. Prevent the risk of audits and fines by clearly understanding the regulatory requirements that affect HCPCS Level II coding.
Elizabeth Leibold, RHIT
Ms. Leibold has expertise in hospital outpatient coding and compliance. Her experience includes conducting coding audits and providing staff education to both tenured and new coding staff. She has a background in professional component coding, with CPT expertise in interventional procedures. Most recently Ms. Leibold was responsible for outpatient coding audits and compliance for a health information management services company. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).