Turn to the resource that goes beyond basic coding with the Optum 2015 Current Procedural Coding Expert, your CPT® coding resource. Equipped with the entire CPT® code set and arranged in a design known to speed coding, billing and reimbursement, this easy-to-navigate resource will benefit physician practices, outpatient hospitals, and ASCs. You’ll also find a comprehensive listing of annual code additions/changes/deletions/reinstatements in the appendix, new code icons and notes, plus reimbursement information and mid-year changes not found in the American Medical Association’s (AMA) CPT® code books.
Features and Benefits:
Optum Edge – Appendix with codes used to report inpatient procedures only. Don’t be denied payment by making coding errors.
Optum Edge—Resequenced CPT® code alerts. Identify the AMA’s new code ”resequencing” at a glance with our specific instructions, color bars, and brackets.
Optum Edge —Interventional radiology guidance. Access an appendix of illustrations showing interventional radiology vascular families for more accurate radiology coding.
Optum Edge —Headings with detailed Optum subheadings. Locate CPT® codes quickly.
Optum Edge —Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs) appendix. Improve claims accuracy by ensuring CMS compliance through easy-to-access codes and their associated MUE units.
Optum Edge —Brand-name vaccinations associated with CPT® codes. Aid accurate coding for medications with this helpful reference.
Optum Edge —Extensive user-friendly index. Find codes in a flash with the most accurate and expansive index of any CPT® coding resource with terms listed in a variety of ways.
Optum Edge —PQRS icons and appendix. Link codes and their associated quality measure for reporting to Medicare.
Optum Edge —Code-specific definitions, rules, and references. Reference comprehensive information compiled from the AMA, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Optum, and other sources to assist with accurate coding and speed reimbursement.
Facility and non-facility RVUs and global/follow-up days. Ensure more accurate reimbursement with attachment to the corresponding code.
Helpful illustrations. Detect anatomical differences in codes with ease.
Medicare coverage rules with icons and Pub. 100 references. Understand which policies apply to CPT® codes prior to claim submission with icons and references for each rule, plus a copy of the applicable policy in the appendix.
Pub. 100s and national coverage determinations (NCDs). Access new information that affects coding, including better identification of the national coverage manual.
Modifier icons. Apply modifiers correctly with quick icon identification with the CPT® code.
Spiralbound, 8.5" x 11"
List Price $99.95
Sale Price: $79.95
Available Date: December 2014