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Complete Guide for Interventional Radiology — 2019 (Spiral)



2019 Complete Guide for Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology and cardiology coding can baffle even the most experienced coders. Developed
to simplify coding for imaging-assisted surgical services, the Complete Guide for Interventional
Radiology is a resource that provides specific direction for coding complex interventional procedures with
guidelines and references for both physicians and facility-based institutions. Includes diagrams and
colored images.

Key Features and Benefits

 ICD-10-CM, CPT®, and HCPCS Level II information specific to interventional radiology and
cardiology. Save time by reviewing only the code sets related to interventional procedures.

 Current coding and billing regulations. Make the most appropriate code selection for
interventional procedures with the most up-to-date information, codes, reimbursement guidance, and

 Additional anatomical diagrams added. Provides a better understanding of the medical
procedures referenced by the codes and data. The graphics offer coders a visual link between the
technical language of the operative report and the cryptic descriptions accompanying the codes.

 Medicare Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits. Reduce the risk of audits and spend less time
correcting claims by identifying which coding combinations cannot be billed together.

 Case examples. Learn through real-world scenarios of interventional procedures based on common
methods of practice. Reportable codes are indicated to provide an understanding of code selection
based on documentation for both the physician and the facility.