Coders’ Desk Reference for Procedures 2024

Master the components and details behind procedure codes! More than 6,000 lay descriptions, illustrations, modifier definitions, surgical terms chapter, eponyms crosswalk, and reimbursement terms.

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  • Item# CDR24
  • Edition: 2024
  • Format: 6" x 9" Softbound
  • ISBN#: 978-1-62254-846-0
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The Coders’ Desk Reference for Procedures is a comprehensive resource for all 2024 CPT codes. This all-inclusive tool helps identify the minute differences and components of similar CPT codes.

You will code more accurately from operative reports and produce cleaner claims the first time by improving your understanding of the clinical meanings behind the codes and checking billing and coding information for Medicare.

Key features and benefits of this Optum360 procedure coding guide:

  • Comprehensive CPT code listing with CPT procedure lay descriptions. Eliminate the need for multiple resources with this one-stop resource of more than 8,000 CPT codes and 6,000 lay descriptions for surgery, laboratory/pathology, radiology, medicine, and evaluation and management codes.
  • Place of service codes for E/M services. Review the list of CMS-1500 place of service codes with a grid of evaluation and management codes linked to the appropriate place of service.
  • Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services Guidelines. Review components of care needed when determining E/M levels of service with the AMA CPT guidelines.
  • Modifier definitions and usage rules. Reduce research time and improve coding accuracy with a complete modifier list, accompanied by narrative explanations to ensure proper use of modifiers.
  • Procedure eponym crosswalk. Locate eponym definitions and code links in an alphabetically organized section.
  • Reimbursement and procedure glossary of terms. Understand terminology often used in medical record documentation and terms used in communications with payers.
  • Abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, prefixes, and suffixes. Better understand terms and use these valuable tools for more efficient CPT coding.
  • Anatomical illustrations. Recognize the body sites described in operative reports with helpful illustrations.

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