Coding Companion for General Surgery/Gastroenterology — 2017

Item No: AGEN17
ISBN: 978-1-62254-241-3
Availability: Immediate
Manufacturer: Optum360

Consolidate the coding process with the one-stop resource developed exclusively for those who code for general surgery and gastroenterology. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide includes 2017 CPT® , HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM code sets specific to general surgery and gastroenterology. Each specialty specific procedure code includes its official description and lay description, coding tips, terminology, cross-coding, and national Medicare relative value units. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy.

Features and benefits 

  • Optum360 Edge—HCPCS Procedure Codes. Only Optum360 offers HCPCS procedure codes specific to your specialty with the same information as we provide for CPT codes. 
  • Quickly find information.All the information you need is provided, including illustrations, lay descriptions, coding tips, terms, cross-coding, and Medicare RVUs, and Pub. 100 references
  • Organized by CPT® and HCPCS code.Essential procedures for general surgery and gastroenterology are listed by CPT® or HCPCS code, along with crosswalks to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
  • Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges.National Medicare relative value units for surgery codes and most diagnostic procedures are included.
  • Avoid claim denials and/or audits.Medicare payer information provides the references to Pub. 100 guidelines, follow-up days, and assistant-at-surgery.
  • CCI Edits by CPT® and HCPCS code.CPT® codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online.


Year 2017
Category General Surgery-Gastroenterology