CPT Coding Essentials for General Surgery and Gastroenterology 2021 by AMA

General surgery and gastroenterology coding and billing knowledge available in a single volume, conveniently superseding the need for multiple resources or years of experience. This coding guide features specialty specific CPT codes and guidelines, cross coding from CPT to ICD-10-CM, CCI edits, and more.
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  • Item#: OP258821
  • Edition: 2021
  • Format: 8.5" x 11" Spiral
  • ISBN#: 978-1-64016-063-7
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Includes CPT to ICD10 code crosswalks for general surgery and gastroenterology

CPT Coding Essentials for General Surgery and Gastroenterology 2021 is the ideal daily companion featuring useful, definitive specialty-specific coding information beyond what is provided in a full procedural code book.

Optimized for medical necessity and reimbursement understanding, this all-in-one resource focuses on the most important CPT and HCPCS codes for general surgery and gastroenterology, plus medicine and ancillary services codes chosen by experts who have taken into consideration utilization, denial risk and complexity.

CPT Coding Essentials for General Surgery and Gastroenterology 2021 optimizes both CPT and ICD-10 code selection with helpful CPT to ICD-10-CM crosswalks and detailed explanations of anatomy, physiology and documentation. Other than the AMA CPT Professional Edition code book, this is the only book in the market with verbatim CPT-panel–approved guidelines and parenthetical information general surgery and gastroenterology.

Key features and benefits of this AMA general surgery and gastroenterology coding guide:

  • A subset of specialty-specific CPT codes chosen by experts based on utilization, denial risk and complexity
  • Official AMA coding guidelines pertinent to the specialty and not available in any other specialty codebooks in the market
  • Official code-specific CPT parenthetical instructions
  • Plain English descriptors that clarify for the reader the details of the service represented by the CPT code
  • CPT Assistant citations
  • Procedural illustrations
  • Crosswalks from CPT to ICD-10-CM
  • National Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits to identify bundled and separately billable codes
  • CMS Pub 100 billing guidance citations
  • Facility and non-facility relative value units (RVUs) including global surgery days, physician work and practice, malpractice and total expenses as well as those modifiers that can affect relative values
  • Additional chapters on terminology and anatomy, HCPCS codes, CPT modifiers and ICD-10-CM coding and documentation practices
  • Appendixes offering clinical documentation checklists and evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines
  • Call outs regarding additional information available in the CPT QuickRef app (requires in-app purchases)

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