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Coding and Payment Guide for the Physical Therapist — 2018

$152.96 $179.95
  • Item #: SPT18
  • ISBN #: 978-1-62254-325-0
  • Availability: Dec-2017
  • Publisher: OPTUM

Product Description

The Coding and Payment Guide for the Physical Therapist is your one-stop coding, billing, and documentation guide to submitting claims with greater precision and efficiency. Coproduced with the American Physical Therapy Association, this guide has the latest 2018 physical therapy CPT® and HCPCS procedure, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II code sets along with Medicare payer information, CCI edits, helpful code descriptions, and clinical definitions.

Key Features and Benefits

  • New — Code icons. Quickly identify new, revised and add-on procedure codes related to physical therapy.
  • New — CPT® Assistant references. Identifies that an article or discussion of the CPT code has been in the American Medical Association’s CPT Assistant newsletter. Use the citation to locate the correct volume.
  • 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 CPT full code descriptions, lay descriptions, coding tips, procedure code-specific documentation and reimbursement tips, CPT® Assistant references, and Medicare references.
  • Avoid confusion with easy-to-understand descriptions. Includes clear lay explanations of procedures represented by, CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes.
  • Prevent claim denials and stay up-to-date with Medicare payer information. Review Medicare Pub. 100 references containing information linked to HCPCS Level II and CPT® codes tailored to physical therapy, to prepare cleaner claims before submission.
  • Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges. Relative value units including the practice, work, and malpractice components with total RVUs for non-facility and facility for procedures are included.
  • CCI edits by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online.