Current Procedural Coding Expert — 2014

  • AUTHOR: Optum360
  • ISBN-13: 9781601518965 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Spiralbound 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2014     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region


About The Product

Turn to the resource that goes beyond basic coding with the Optum 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.


  • 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.
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