CPT Professional: Current Procedural Terminology
American Medical Association
American Medical Association, 2006 - Medicine - 696 pages
Straight from the AMA, the only CPT(r) codebook with official CPT coding guidelines developed by the CPT Editorial Panel. Covers hundreds of code, guideline and text changes, including extensive changes to the Category II and Category III code sections, intravascular surgery revisions and gynecological issues. AMA exclusive Official CPT coding rules and guidelines-Necessary to correctly interpret and report medical procedures and services New significant changes for deleted and re-numbered codes-Makes for a more logical CPT code set and removes certain inconsistencies identified in the placement of codes New comprehensive appendix crosswalk of deleted codes to new codes, plus appendixes for vascular families, genetic testing code modifiers and more New E/M decision tree process flowchart-Guides the user in determining whether to report the E/M services provided as a new or established patient encounter New sixteen E/M reference tables-Assist the reader in selecting the appropriate level of E/M service AMA exclusive Updated CPT(r) Assistant and Clinical Examples in Radiology newsletter and CPT(r) Changes book citations-Provide references for expanded discussions on correct coding AMA exclusive Clinical examples of the CPT codes for E/M services-Provide a powerful tool to help coding professionals learn how to use and report services Color-coded symbols, thumb-notch tabs, legends, dictionary-style headers and detailed illustrations Summary of additions, deletions and revisions-Provides a quick reference so 2007 code and text changes are apparent Place of service codes with facility name and description.