2013 HCPCS Level II Book

2013 HCPCS Level II

Details Medicare’s National Level II procedure codes for DME, drugs and other medical supplies

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ISBN: 978-1-937348-32-8
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Note: This book can be used for AAPC certification exams.
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Expert Edition 2013 HCPCS Level II Book

Do you bill for durable medical equipment (DME), injections, Medicare services and other medical supplies? Then you need the HCPCS Level II coding book. Using updated information is essential to complying with HIPAA, reducing claim denials and getting paid quickly. Don’t settle for less reimbursement than you deserve.

These special codes for medical supplies, injectables, etc. are often overlooked or used improperly. AAPC’s 2013 HCPCS code book is a cost-effective and efficient way to ensure your practice is getting paid for these items without having to re-file. This book is more than just a listing of codes, it includes rules for code usage, tips on code selection, etc. This expert edition book details all of the supplementary codes required by CMS for supplies and services not listed in the CPT®.

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Key features and Benefits:

  • PQRI icons. Identify potential for Medicare quality reporting bonus payments with icons showing which HCPCS codes fit under the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative.
  • Comprehensive code updates. Access 2013 HCPCS, MPFS, and OPPS files for HCPCS Level II, as well as deleted codes.
  • Complete code updates. Get access to the updates you need, including 2013 HCPCS, MPFS, and OPPS files for HCPCS Level II, and codes that have been deleted.
  • APC status indicators and ASC designation symbols. Evaluate codes that are payable under OPPS, codes that allow billing using ASC groupings, and how to properly use each to help ensure appropriate billing and reimbursement.
  • DMEPOS icon. Identify codes paid under the DMEPOS fee schedule to enhance efficiency when coding for supplies that should be submitted under the system to durable medical payers.
  • In-depth illustrations. Improve the process and accuracy of your coding for supplies and services with complete visual references.
  • AHA Coding Clinic for HCPCS references. Receive additional support with articles on challenging HCPCS Level II codes or sections.
  • Color-coded bars and icons. Find important information to help lower inaccurate and denied claims with informative flags signaling Pub. 100 references, age and sex edits, quantity alerts, new/deleted/revised code changes, and government coverage and rules for each code.
  • User-friendly appendixes. Find increased information with structured references and excerpts, including the National Coverage Manual—formerly Medicare Coverage Manual (MIM) and Coverage Issues Manual (CIM).
  • Spiral binding. Spiral binding allows this book to lay flat for easy coding.