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CPT Changes 2018: An Insider's View


 
Price: $79.95
Format: Spiralbound, 8.5" x 11"
Edition: 2018
Publishing Date: American Medical Association

Availability: November 2017
Product Code: IPCIV18
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For a better understanding of the latest revisions to the CPT® code set, rely on the best-selling CPT® Changes 2018: An Insider's View. Find the meaning behind all of the changes included in the AMA's CPT® Professional Edition codebook. Invest in this annual publication and get the insider's perspective into the CPT code set directly from the source—the American Medical Association.

AMA is the authority to turn to when seeking an official interpretation and explanation for a CPT code or guideline change.Know the changes inside and out. Avoid and reduce claim denials.

Features and Benefits

  • Organizational structure similar to the CPT codebookallows coders to easily conduct a side-by-side read of CPT® Changes with the CPT® Professional Edition codebook
  • Official AMA rationalesprovide a detailed explanation for the code or guideline change
  • Clinical examples, procedural descriptions and illustrationshelp explain the practical application for each change
  • At-a-glance summary table of 2018 changes in each sectionshows the extent to which the changes affect a particular specialty

Key Selling Points

  • Serves as a good cross-reference for the latest edition of the CPT codebook by providing users with extended and practical explanations and applications for each change in the codebook
  • Consolidates and condenses all of the changes from the latest codebook
  • Provides reasons why and how a code may have been revised, deleted and added, and the implication of the changes to a user
  • Provides descriptions of the services and/or procedures of typical clinical examples to showcase or highlight these changes in order to illustrate how to use and report the new and/or revised codes

Endorsement

"This annual edition of the CPT code changes is an essential reference for the CPT coder and biller. I cannot imagine using the new codes without the explanations this book provides."
LouAnn Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P

Target Audience

Coding professionals, physicians, allied health professionals, medical office staff, coding consultants, educators, trainers and insurance carrier staff