2023 Coding and Payment Guide for Medical Oncology/Hematology Services (Spiral)

Optum | 2023 | Anita Schmidt



185.95
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Item #: SMOH23
ISBN: 9781622547999
Available: Dec 2022








Our Coding and Payment Guide for Medical Oncology/Hematology Services is your one-stop coding, reimbursement, and documentation resource developed exclusively for oncology and hematology medical services. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is updated for 2023 and organized by specialty-specific CPT® codes. Each code includes its official description and lay description, coding tip, documentation and reimbursement tips, Medicare edits, and is cross-coded to common ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes to complete the coding process. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy.

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  • NEW – Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services Guidelines – E/M codes are used every day in your practice. Now with CPT® E/M Guidelines and our Optum Coding Tips, you have all the information you need to select the correct E/M code for the service provided.
  • Quickly find information. All the information you need is provided with the CPT® code, including illustrations, lay descriptions, coding tips, clinical terms, Medicare edits and IOM references, and commonly associated ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
  • Procedure code icons – Quickly identify new, revised, add-on, and telemedicine procedure codes, making your coding process for procedures and E/M services quick and efficient.
  • ICD-10-CM code icons – Icons identify male and female only codes, as well as age-related and laterality diagnosis codes.
  • Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges. Relative value units including the practice, work, and mal practice components with the total RVUs for non-facility and facility are included.
  • Customized HCPCS Level II Section.  HCPCS codes and a chemotherapy drug table are included for easy reference.
  • CPT® Assistant references. Identify 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. 
  • Helpful illustrations. Detailed illustration section provides for a better understanding of anatomy.
  • ICD-10-CM Neoplasm Table. Provides an alphabetic listing directly from the 2023 ICD-10-CM table of malignant neoplasms.
  • CCI edits by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes with their associated CCI edits are provided in a special section. Quarterly updates are available online at the Optumcoding.com Product Update / Support page.

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

Anita Schmidt, BS, RHIA, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Ms. Schmidt has expertise in ICD-10-CM/PCS, DRG, and CPT® with more than 15 years’ experience in coding in multiple settings, including inpatient, observation, and same-day surgery. Her experience includes analysis of medical record documentation, assignment of ICD-10-CM and PCS codes, and DRG validation. She has conducted training for ICD-10-CM/PCS and electronic health record. She has also collaborated with clinical documentation specialists to identify documentation needs and potential areas for physician education. Most recently she has been developing content for resource and educational products related to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, DRG, and CPT®. Ms. Schmidt is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer and is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Minnesota Health Information Management Association (MHIMA).

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.



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