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Nail down hundreds of 2020 CPT® changes impacting your coding and reimbursement.

Master 2020 CPT® code changes, improve your reporting efficiency, and boost your reimbursement with the 2020 Procedural Coding Expert.

Make your coding easier and more accurate with the Procedure Desk Reference

The user-friendly design of this expansive resource lays out the complete 2020 CPT® code set with full code descriptors, E/M coding advice, code-specific definitions, rules, and references—and so much more!

Leverage all the essential tools you need for spot-on CPT® coding, strategically laid out to find codes and billing and reimbursement details quickly and easily:

Key Features and Benefits

  • Complete 2020 CPT® Code Set - Find all current CPT® codes and their descriptions in one place.
  • Customized Alphabetic Index for 2020 – Save time and eliminate cross-reference searching with thousands of easy-to-follow entries.
  • Comprehensive Code Chapters for 11,000+ CPT® Codes – Effortlessly locate Category I, II, and III, Multianalyte Assays, and Proprietary Laboratory Analyses codes.
  • 2020 Coding Advice for New/Revised/Deleted Codes – Avoid errors with coding tips to assign new/revised codes, plus go-to crosswalks for deleted codes.
  • CPT® and HCPCS Modifiers - Refer to definitions and guidance for assigning modifiers correctly.
  • CPT®-to-G Code Crosswalks — Quickly locate G codes for billing Medicare and other payers simply by looking up CPT® codes.
  • Bonus MACRA Chapter - Successfully meet MIPS and APMs reporting requirements with full coverage of Quality Payment Program basics.
  • Colored Symbols and Code Alerts - Expansive highlights throughout the chapters emphasize coding and billing requirements and reimbursement information:
    • New/revised, add-on, and resequenced codes
    • FDA approval pending
    • Modifier 51 or 63 exempt
    • Female/male only procedures, maternity services/procedures
    • Conscious sedation inclusion
    • MIPs code, telemedicine code
    • Facility/non-facility total RVUs
    • Global days
    • MUEs
    • Modifier crosswalks
    • HCPCS code dosage for drugs
    • 2019 deleted code crosswalks
    • National Limit/Mid Point/Floor/Payment Limit
    • ASC payment indicator/ASC separate payment
    • APC status indicator/APC value
    • Category II and Category III codes
    • Multianalyte assays
    • Conscious sedation included
    • CPT® Assistant Article references
  • Appendices — Access all the information you need in this one convenient resource:
    • New, revised, and deleted codes for 2020
    • 2020 crosswalks for deleted code
    • Inpatient-only procedure codes
    • Category II modifiers
    • Resequenced codes
    • Vascular families for interventional radiology
    • Lists of modifier 51 exempt, modifier 63 exempt, and add-on codes
    • Place of Service and Type of Service lists
    • Payment status indicators and definitions
    • HCPCS Level II modifiers and descriptions
    • Add-on codes
    • Brand-name and generic variations associated with CPT® codes
    • Drug class list
  • Helpful Illustrations — AAPC color plates for anatomical references, plus detailed anatomical illustrations throughout code chapters.
  • Dictionary-style Headers and Bleed Tabs — Easily navigate chapters with color-coded page headings highlighting the code range on every page.
  • Adhesive Tabs — Tab the sections you use most for fast access.
  • Note Pages — Use convenient note pages between each chapter to jot down critical coding reminders.
  • Spiral Binding — Lays flat for easy-to-use coding and durability.

Get your 2020 Procedural Coding Expert, the perfect companion to your CPT® manual, and maximize reimbursement in the year ahead.

Note: This book is not the official AMA CPT® book and CANNOT be used for AAPC certification exams.

CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

ISBN 978-1-62688-755-8
Publication Date 15-Nov-2019
Number of Pages 1340
Weight of Book 6.15 lbs
Book Dimension 11 x 10 x 2 inches
Language of Text English
Binding Spiral-bound
Format Softcover
Author AAPC
Editor AAPC
Publisher AAPC
Country/Region of Origin USA
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