Dec 1st, 2011
Whether it’s new modifiers, E/M, radiology, or Category II codes, we have the outlook for what’s on the horizon. By Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC CPT® 2012 arrives with over 500 code changes, plus minor additions to the Evaluation and Management Services Guidelines. The revised evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines clarify the “three-year ...
Apr 1st, 2011
AMA’s official guide is now more helpful than ever. Coders always are on the lookout for tips and tools to improve job performance and efficiency. Among the very best resources is one that coders use every day (and may take for granted): The CPT® book. The CPT® book is more than just a list of ...
May 1st, 2008
By Cheryl Bennett, RN, BS, CPC As a coder, durable medical equipment (DME) may scare you as its coding intricacies are deeply rooted in Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II codes and Medicare’s policies. Never fear, we’ll show you how to fine-tune your DME coding skills by digging into the DME dirt and ...