2019 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders

2018 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders

2019 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders
ISBN: 978-1-63527-600-8
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Crack down on coding mistakes because you don’t understand CPT® code descriptors.

Code correctly now with the 2019 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders  ̶  the industry’s most trusted source for lay descriptions of over 11,000 CPT® codes   ̶  written in language that is easy for you to read, follow, and understand. Immediately apply your new knowledge to assign the right codes  ̶  every time.

Get step-by-step explanations of procedures and services, including the most complex or ambiguous, differences between codes in the same families, and definitions of vague or confusing words used in code descriptors.

PLUS: The 2019 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders gives you expert coding tips, new 2019 features, and numerous coding BONUSES that no other book with lay descriptions includes:

  • Comprehensive lay descriptions for all CPT® Category I and III codes  ̶   that’s 11,000+ codes
  • Lay descriptions include 2019 new and revised codes  ̶  You won’t miss any yearly updates.
  • NEW : CPT® to G code crosswalk  ̶  Quickly find each CPT® code’s equivalent HCPCS G code crosswalk on the same page to bill Medicare and other payers.
  • NEW : New detailed and colored anatomical illustrations, including 30% more images, keep you coding correctly.
  • NEW : 60 stick-on tabs in the book to mark specific sections and save time searching for codes.
  • BONUS : Evaluation and Management Survival Guide - Clear up E/M coding confusion with this step-by-step guide for coding all levels of E/M services—including review of the key and contributing components, determining place of service, quick reference charts, and more.
  • BONUS : Modifier Lay Terms and Explanations – Jumpstart your modifier know-how including when to append specific CPT® modifiers with a complete modifier list, official descriptors, summary of each modifier, explanation of when to use each modifier, and tips for assigning modifiers correctly.
  • BONUS : Introduction to Surgical Coding and Surgical Terms – Master explanations of numerous surgical procedures, integral components of a procedure, the global surgical package, and when to code unlisted procedures.
  • BONUS : Procedure Eponyms – Brush up on procedures named after a person, the specialty they relate to, and descriptions of how providers perform procedures.
  • BONUS : Basic Types of Anesthesia – Get the lowdown on how to tell the difference between local, general, MAC, and patient-controlled anesthesia, explanations of over 15 types of nerve blocks, and more
  • BONUS : Vital Signs and Normal Lab Values – Get the inside scoop on what’s normal and what’s not when you review medical records.
  • BONUS : Billing, Coding, and Reimbursement Terms and Abbreviations – Learn the ins and outs of numerous terms and acronyms to interpret payer guidelines correctly.
  • BONUS : Medical Terms Glossary  ̶  Keep over 5,000 medical terms and definitions at your fingertips to avoid coding mistakes.

ORDER ONLINE or call 1-800-508-2582 today to get your copy of the 2019 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders.

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Procedural Reference Guide for Coders 2018
ISBN: 978-1-63527-170-6
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You’ll know exactly what you’re doing with expert lay descriptions that spell out in easy-to-understand terms how a procedure's done for each code.

Rely on TCI’s 2018 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders—the complete guide to lay terms for 11,000+ CPT® codes—and say goodbye to frustration, ambiguity, claim denials, rework, and subpar reimbursement.

Designed for practical use and loaded with valuable features—including anatomical and procedural illustrations—the 2018 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders makes CPT® coding swift, easy, and accurate.

Master CPT® coding with these essential features:

  • Exhaustive CPT® code listing across specialties, including 2018 new and revised codes, with lay descriptions.
  • Glossary of thousands of medical terms with definitions to enhance your understanding of lay terms
  • Evaluation and Management Survival Guide: Code all types of E/M services, including 2018 updates
  • CPT® modifiers with lay terms, explanations, and tips
  • Introduction to surgical coding and surgical terms: Gain a solid understanding of coding surgical procedures and common terminology
  • Procedure eponyms for procedures named after a person
  • Basic types of anesthesia with walk-through explanations
  • Normal lab values and vital signs: Get to know normal and abnormal results
  • Billing, coding, and reimbursement terms: Nail down current terms and regulatory organizations
  • Medical chart abbreviations of various body systems to guide you as you read lay term descriptions
  • And more!

Finally, a manual that explains how to report codes accurately and is customized to support your daily workload!

End claim denials today with the easy-to-read, one-stop resource packed with 11,000+ CPT® codes and their lay descriptions.

ORDER ONLINE or call 1-800-508-2582 today to get your copy of the 2018 Procedural Reference Guide for Coders.

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