2022 Coding Companion® for Neurosurgery/Neurology (Spiral)

Optum360 | 2022 | Jaqueline Petersen



199.95
List Price

Item #: ATNN22
ISBN: 9781622547326
Available: Dec 2021



Consolidate the coding process with the Coding Companion, your one-stop coding resource developed exclusively for neurology and neurosurgery. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is updated for 2022 and organized by specialty-specific CPT® codes. Each CPT® code includes its official description and lay description, coding tip, Medicare edits, relative value units, 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.

  • Procedure code icons. Quickly identify new, revised, add-on, and telemedicine procedure codes, making your coding process for procedures and E/M services quick and efficient.
  • ICD-10-CM code icons. Icons identifying male and female only codes, as well as age-related and laterality 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 the total RVUs for non-facility and facility are included.
  • Quickly find information. All the information you need is provided with the CPT® code, including illustrations, lay descriptions, coding tips, clinical terms, Medicare RVUs and IOM references, and commonly associated ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
  • 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.
  • Avoid claim denials and/or audits. Medicare payer information includes references to Internet Only Manual (IOM) guidelines, follow-up days, and assistant-at-surgery.
  • CCI edits by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes with their associated CCI edits are provided in a special section. Quarterly updates are available online.
CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

Jaqueline Petersen, RHIA, CHDA, CPC

Ms. Petersen is a subject matter expert (SME) with Optum360. She has served as Senior Clinical Product Research Analyst with Optum360 developing business requirements for edits to support correct coding and reimbursement for claims processing applications. Her experience includes development of data-driven and system rules for both professional and facility claims and in-depth analysis of claims data inclusive of ICD-10-CM, CPT®, HCPCS and modifiers. Her background also includes consulting work for Optum, serving as a SME, and providing coding and reimbursement education to internal and external clients. Ms. Petersen is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.