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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ: Can I Access CPT® Assistant Articles Using My SuperCoder Account?


To access CPT® Assistant articles through your SuperCoder account, you can subscribe to Code Connect. This package allows you to search and read articles and Frequently Asked Questions from AMA’s monthly CPT® Assistant newsletters.


To search the articles, log in and then select Publications/AMA CPT® Assistant from the top menu. On the page that opens, you’ll be able to search by code or keyword.


Tip: You can use the main SuperCoder search bar to find CPT® Assistant articles, too. Select Publications from the dropdown menu by the search bar to limit your search to publications (or select the Publications tab on the results page). You can further narrow your search by clicking the box next to CPT® Assistant on the left menu of the results page.


If you have an online coding package, you’ll find links to relevant CPT® Assistant articles on individual CPT® code details pages, as well. In the Related Articles box on the code details page, open the Code Connect tab to view clickable article titles from CPT® Assistant.






FAQ: Are DRGs Available on SuperCoder?


Two SuperCoder packages include DRG resources: DRG Coder and MS-DRG Grouper Plus.


DRG Coder includes DRGs and HCCs, as well as ICD-10-PCS, ICD-10-CM, CPT®, and HCPCS Level II codes. You also get crosswalks, fee schedules, and other coding resources.


MS-DRG Grouper includes DRG Coder and adds a grouper that features DRG grouper results, IPPS payment calculation information, and a DRG grouping summary.