Coding and Payment Guide for Laboratory Services 2015

  • AUTHOR: Optum360
  • ISBN-13: 9781601518583 
  • Spiralbound 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2015     Published
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About The Product

The Coding and Payment Guide for Laboratory Services is your one-stop coding, billing, and documentation guide to submitting claims with greater precision and efficiency. This guide has the latest 2015 specialty-specific ICD-9-CM, HCPCS Level II, and CPT® code sets along with Medicare payer information, CCI edits, helpful code descriptions, and clinical definitions. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.


  • Increase coding efficiency. All CPT® code information is included on one page for quick and easy look-up.
  • Prevent claim denials and stay up-to-date with Medicare payer information. Review Medicare Pub. 100 references containing information linked to HCPCS Level II and CPT® codes tailored to laboratory and pathology to prepare cleaner claims before submission.
  • Avoid confusion with easy-to-understand descriptions. Includes clear explanations of procedures represented by CPT® codes, along with clinical definitions and ICD-9-CM code explanations specific to laboratory and pathology services.
  • Improve the precision of ICD-9-CM code selection. Prevent claim denials often caused by incorrect code selection with icons that help identify the most appropriate ICD-9-CM code.
  • CCI Edits by CPT® code. CPT® codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online.

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