Coders’ Desk Reference for Procedures is a comprehensive resource for all 2018
CPT® codes. This all-inclusive tool helps identify the minute differences
between, and components of, similar CPT® codes.
code more accurately from operative reports and produce cleaner claims the
first time by improving your understanding of the clinical meanings behind the
codes and checking billing and coding information for Medicare.
this reference is ideal for training new coders and medical staff in the CPT®
Features and Benefits
CPT® code listing with CPT® procedure lay descriptions. Eliminate the need for
multiple resources with a one-stop resource of more than 8,000 CPT® codes and
6,000 lay descriptions for surgery, laboratory/pathology, radiology, medicine,
and evaluation and management codes.
guidelines. Review CMS 1195 and 1997 documentation guidelines to assist in
proper E/M code assignment.
definitions and usage rules. Reduce research time and improve coding accuracy
with a complete modifier list, accompanied by narrative explanations to ensure
proper use of modifiers.
eponym crosswalk. Locate eponym definitions and code links in an alphabetically
and procedure glossary of terms. Understand terminology often used in medical
record documentation and terms used in communications with payers.
acronym, symbol, prefixes, and suffixes. Better understand terms and use these
valuable tools for more efficient CPT® coding.
illustrations. Recognize the body sites described in operative reports with
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