Everyday Medical Coding is the essential desk reference that will answer everyday coding
Do your physicians and coders struggle with these issues?
- Not knowing where to find coding answers.
- Wanting to have the information easily without looking too hard.
- Claims denials caused by wrong category of code, wrong modifiers, or bad coding.
- Compliance risk due to just plain wrong coding.
Everyday Medical Coding is the essential desk reference that will answer everyday coding questions and decrease your denials due to coding errors. It is unique in that it is relevant to many specialties (medical and surgical) and combines both CPT and CMS rules.Physicians are held to account for coding, and are often frustrated that they don’t have good information. Practice managers should purchase Everyday Medical Coding for all their providers ... ditto to hospitals who employ physicians. And coders will find it a great desk reference and time-saver.
With Everyday Medical Coding, administrators and managers can, very affordably, give physicians and coders the resource they need. When the author, Betsy Nicoletti, consults with practices, managers beg her for additional copies!
With Everyday Medical Coding you'll get:
- Great format
- Simple, easy explanations
- Describes both CPT and CMS rules for common issues.
- Clear explanation of transitional care management
- Particularly good for primary care practices: common minor procedures listed
- Physicians will keep it at their desk
- Affordable so all providers, coders, and managers can have their own copy
Table of Contents
- Category of Code
- Office Services
- Diagnosis Coding
- Medical Decision Making
- Time-Based Codes
- Critical Care Services
- Nursing Facility Visits
- Global Surgical Package
- Modifier 24
- Modifier 25
- Modifier 57
- Minor Procedures
- Preventive Medicine Services – Medicare
- Transitional Care Management
- Emergency Department Visits
- Incident-To Services-Medicare
- Shared Services-Medicare Rule
Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC, is the co-founder of Codapedia.com, a web site devoted to physician reimbursement. She is also the author of The Field Guide to Physician Coding, 3rd Edition and Auditing Physician Services. As a certified coder, Betsy simplifies complex coding rules for practitioners and engages physicians in a positive and respectful way, which encourages attention and accuracy in their coding. Besides doing auditing and compliance work, she is a speaker, writer and consultant in coding and compliance.
Betsy reads for a living: reads physician notes, that is. She is an experienced auditor and advises practices who are being scrutinized by their private payers or the government. She is an expert on E/M notes created by EMR systems.
Betsy is a member of the National Speakers Association and the Medical Group Management Association.