2023 Coders’ Desk Reference for HCPCS Level II

Optum | 2023 | Elizabeth Leibold; LaJuana Green



139.95
List Price

Item #: CDRH23
ISBN: 9781622547937
Available: Dec 2022








Coders at all experience levels may have questions when the 2023 HCPCS code changes go into effect, and the Coders’ Desk Reference for HCPCS Level II is the book to keep close by to find the answers needed.

With this one-of-a-kind, comprehensive resource on all the codes for 2023, users can reduce coding errors and improve coding confidence by referencing more than 3,000 HCPCS codes with 2,000 lay descriptions, find answers to frequently asked questions, and obtain other helpful guidance before assigning a code.

  • Optum Edge — More than 3,000 HCPCS Level II codes and 2,000 lay descriptions. Gain a clear understanding of the clinical definitions for thousands of alphanumeric codes for supplies and services to improve coding accuracy.
  • Modifier definitions and usage rules. Choose the appropriate modifiers and HCPCS Level II codes with a thorough list of modifiers, accompanied with narrative explanations of each.
  • Coding and billing instructions. Reduce research time and improve coding accuracy with tips on the quickest methods to bill and code HCPCS Level II codes.
  • Additional chapters for documentation, durable medical equipment (DME), fraud and abuse, compliance, and appeals. Prevent the risk of audits and fines by clearly understanding the regulatory requirements that affect HCPCS Level II coding.

Elizabeth Leibold, RHIT

Ms. Leibold has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare profession. She has served in a variety of roles, ranging from patient registration to billing and collections, and has an extensive background in both physician and hospital outpatient coding and compliance. She has worked for large health care systems and health information management services companies, and has wide-ranging experience in facility and professional component coding, along with CPT® expertise in interventional procedures, infusion services, emergency department, observation, and ambulatory surgery coding. Her areas of expertise include chart-to-claim coding audits and providing staff education to both tenured and new coding staff. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

LaJuana Green, RHIA, CCS

Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator with over 35 years of experience in multiple areas of information management. She has proven expertise in the analysis of medical record documentation, assignment of ICD-10-CM and PCS codes, DRG validation, and CPT® code assignment in ambulatory surgery units and the hospital outpatient setting. Her experience includes serving as a director of a health information management department, clinical technical editing, new technology research and writing, medical record management, utilization review activities, quality assurance, tumor registry, medical library services and chargemaster maintenance. Ms. Green is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.


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