This best-selling resource is a comprehensive training and education textbook for the intermediate to advanced coder and health care professional. Principles of CPT® Coding is designed to supplement the CPT® code set and provide an in-depth guide for properapplication of the CPT codes.
Following the format of the CPT codebook, this text covers its application in conjunction with procedures/services in the same or other section/subsections, including the use of add-on codes, modifiers and appendices.
Features and Benefits
- Expanded and revised chapter sections helps you to better understand reporting practices with useful descriptions on new and existing codes and enhanced coding guidelines (e.g., Evaluation and Management (E/M); Surgery; Pathology/Laboratory; Radiology and Medicine.
- Updated chapter information guides you in the proper application of new and existing codes and applicable modifier usage..
- Common procedures, services or tests describes inclusions and exclusions of frequently performed services.
- New and revised tables and illustrations provide visual support to enhance understanding and coding accuracy
- New coding tips provide helpful hints to aid in accurate code selection.
- New and revised chapter exercises questions and answers to test your knowledge and understanding of CPT concepts and guidelines.
Intermediate to advanced coding professionals, physicians and administrators of medical practices, medical staff, medical office management companies, health care educators and students.
The American Medical Association (AMA) is the premier national organization dedicated to shaping a healthier future for America by empowering the nation´s physicians to provide safer, more efficient and higher quality care for patients andcommunities.
For more than 50 years the AMA has used its knowledge and resources to author and publish books, data files and online resources that answer the needs of today´s busy physicians and their staff. The AMA line includes titles on CPT®, HCPCS and ICD-10coding; reimbursement; practice management; impairment; and HIPAA, electronic health records and Meaningful Use.