Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Full-color Netter’s Anatomy illustrations clarify complex anatomic information and how it affects coding.
  • UNIQUE! Color-coded Table of Drugs makes it easier to find specific drug information.
  • Drug code annotations identify brand-name drugs as well as drugs that appear on the National Drug Class (NDC) directory and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs.
  • Distinctive symbols identify new, revised, reinstated, and deleted codes.
  • American Dental Association (ADA) Current Dental Terminology code sets offer access to all dental codes in one place.
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) payment and status indicators show which codes are payable in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System.
  • Age/Sex edits identify codes for use only with patients of a specific age or sex.
  • Durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) indicators clearly identify supplies to report to durable medical third-party payers.
  • Coding Clinics drawn from the American Hospital Association HCPCS citations provide sources for information about specific codes and their usage.
  • Codingupdates.com companion website keeps you informed of changes to ICD codes, and provides the opportunity to sign up for automatic e-mail notifications.

Table of Contents

Guide to Using the 2013 HCPCS Level II Codes

Symbols and Conventions

2013 HCPCS Updates

Netter Anatomy Plates

2013 HCPCS: Level II National Codes

2013 HCPCS Index

2013 Table of Drugs

Introduction

CMS Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

Appendix A: Physician/Provider Payment Edits

Appendix B: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Edits

Appendix C: Chapter 1, National Correct Coding Initiative Policy Manual

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455774890
eBook ISBN:
9781455745265
eBook ISBN:
9781455756360

About the author

Carol Buck

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN