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Current Procedural Coding Expert — 2019 (Spiral)



2019 Current Procedural Coding Expert 

Turn to the resource that goes beyond basic coding with the Current Procedural Coding Expert, your CPT® coding resource.

Equipped with the entire 2019 CPT® code set with easy-to-use coding includes and excludes notes for coding guidance and Medicare icons for speedy coding, billing, and reimbursement, this easy-to-navigate resource will benefit physician practices, outpatient hospitals, and ASCs. 

You will also find a comprehensive listing of annual code additions, changes, deletions, and reinstatements in the appendix; new code icons and notes; plus reimbursement information and mid-year changes not found in the American Medical Association’s (AMA) CPT® codebooks.

Key Features and Benefits

Features common to both Current Procedural Coding Expert and the Current Procedural Coding Expert — Professional Edition

 Optum360 Edge — Code-specific definitions, rules, and references. Reference comprehensive information compiled from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the AMA, Optum360, and other sources to assist with accurate coding and speed reimbursement

 Icons/color bars. Familiar icons or color bars used for new, revised, add on, re-sequenced, telemedicine and for correct modifier usage. Also identify which new or revised CPT® codes are valid, but not in the current CPT® book.

 Extensive user-friendly index. Find codes in a flash with our accurate and expansive alphabetic index with terms listed in a variety of ways.

 CCI edit icon. Quickly identify those CPT® codes with corresponding CCI edits.

 Evaluation and Management appendix. Easy-to-use grids and extended guidelines to facilitate E&M code selection 

 New, Changed, and Deleted codes appendix. Easily identify changes to CPT® code descriptions, including code changes made mid-year by the AMA not found in the AMA’s CPT® codebook.

 CPT® Assistant references. Identifies that an article or discussion of a CPT® code exists in the