Key Features and Benefits
NEW – Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services Guidelines – E/M codes are used every day in your
practice. Now with CPT® E/M Guidelines and our Optum Coding Tips, you have all the information
you need to select the correct E/M code for the service provided.
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.
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.
code icons – Icons identifying
male and female only codes, as well as age-related and laterality diagnosis
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.
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.
claim denials and/or audits. Medicare payer information includes
references to Internet Only Manual (IOM) guidelines, follow-up days, and assistant-at-surgery.
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 at Optumcoding.com Product Update / Support page.
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