2020 Coding and Payment Guide for Radiology Services

Optum360 | 2020 | Nannette Orme



185.95
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Item #: SRA20
ISBN: 9781622545698
Available: Dec 2019



The Coding and Payment Guide for Radiology Services is your one-stop coding, reimbursement, and documentation resource developed exclusively for radiology This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is updated for 2020 and organized by specialty-specific CPT® codes. Each code includes its official description and lay description, coding tip, documentation and reimbursement tips, Medicare edits, and is cross-coded to common ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes to complete the coding process. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy.

Code icons. Quickly identify new, revised and add-on procedure codes related to your specialty. Now includes an icon identifying ICD-10-CM codes that identify right, left or bilateral options.
Evaluation and Management Services. Evaluation and Management CPT® codes commonly used in your specialty are now included with their official description, lay description, coding tip, Medicare edits, and relative value units. Also included is a chapter with coding guidelines and tables to assist you in the E/M code selection process.
Helpful illustrations. Detailed illustrations for a better understanding of the anatomy radiology services.
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.
Quickly find information. All the information you need is provided, including CPT® full code descriptions, lay descriptions, coding tips, procedure code-specific documentation and reimbursement tips, clinical terms, Medicare IOM references, CPT® Assistant references, and commonly associated ICD-10-M diagnosis codes.
Avoid claim denials and/or audits. Medicare payer information includes references from Internet Only Manual (IOM) guidelines, follow-up days, and assistant-at-surgery and modifier usage. 
CCI edits. Includes a section with CCI edits for CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes with quarterly updates available online.
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 services are included.

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Nannette Orme, CPC, CCS-P, CPMA, CEMC

Ms. Orme has more than 20 years of experience in the health care profession. She has extensive background in CPT/HCPCS and ICD-9-CM coding and has completed comprehensive ICD-10-CM and PCS training. Her prior experience includes physician clinics and health care consulting. Her areas of expertise include physician audits and education, compliance and HIPAA legislation, litigation support for Medicare self-disclosure cases, hospital chargemaster maintenance, workers' compensation, and emergency department coding. Ms. Orme has presented at national professional conferences and contributed articles for several professional publications. She is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and on the advisory board of a local college.