In Coding
Apr 15th, 2011
The American Medical Association (AMA) released additions to its CPT® Errata on April 1 and then again on April 12. The document includes updates and corrections to the code set as reflected in the 2011 CPT® Professional Edition. Most of the changes correct typographical errors, which could potentially lead to miscoding. Additions to CPT Errata Tap Rules, Guidelines ...
In Coding
Mar 11th, 2011
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently updated its CPT® 2011 corrections document. Most of these latest corrections are grammatical, but there also are several changes to parenthetical notes and code descriptions that you should make note of in your codebook to ensure accurate coding. AMA Adds to CPT 2011 Corrections Document was last modified: July 5th, ...
Feb 1st, 2009
By David Zielske, MD, CPC-H, CIRCC, CCC, CCS, RCC From a coder’s perspective, the heart is made up of chambers, valves, and coronary and pulmonary arteries and veins. Let’s focus on outpatient hospital and physician CPT® coding for diagnostic and interventional coronary arterial procedures. Branch Out Coronary Artery Coding Know-how Anatomically there are two coronary ...