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Tap Into Latest CPT® Assistant Advice on Reporting Intracranial Endovascular Intervention Codes
2016-01-13

The November 2015 CPT® Assistant features new and revised codes updated in the 2016 CPT® code set to report intracranial arterial therapies. The issue elucidates guidelines and provides real-world clinical examples that assist you to appropriately report these newly updated codes.

 

The November issue also briefs you with the latest revisions and guidelines for reporting esophagogastric fundoplasty. Plus, reviewing the latest issue will assist you with appropriately reporting codes for arthroscopic retinacular release procedures. Take advantage of SuperCoder.com’s Code Connect code and keyword search to keep your skills up to date on these topics: 

 

  • Arthroscopic Lateral Retinacular Release: 27425, 29873
  • Esophagogastric Fundoplasty: 43180-43191, 43197, 43200, 43210, 43235, 43280, 43327- 43328, 43499
  • Intracranial Endovascular Interventions: 36222-36226, 36228, 37184-37188, 37202, 37211-37214, 37241-37244, 61630-61635, 61640-61651, 75896, 75898, 76000-76001, 96374, 96375, 96420-96425, 99143-99150.

 

For answers to how to handle specific scenarios, turn to the FAQ section. Practical solutions are available by searching for these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

 

  • Breast Prosthesis: 19342
  • Genicular Nerve Injection: 64450
  • Hepatitis C Genotype Analysis: 87902
  • Surgery: Cardiovascular System: 36222, 36227, 36470-37471, 36589, 76942
  • Surgery: Musculoskeletal System: 20600, 20605, 20680, 20610-20611, 28899, 76942
  • Transnasal Esophagoscopy: 43499.

    The November 2015 CPT® Assistant features new and revised codes updated in the 2016 CPT® code set to report intracranial arterial therapies. The issue elucidates guidelines and provides real-world clinical examples that assist you to appropriately report these newly updated codes.

     

    The November issue also briefs you with the latest revisions and guidelines for reporting esophagogastric fundoplasty. Plus, reviewing the latest issue will assist you with appropriately reporting codes for arthroscopic retinacular release procedures. Take advantage of SuperCoder.com’s Code Connect code and keyword search to keep your skills up to date on these topics: 

     

  • Arthroscopic Lateral Retinacular Release: 27425, 29873
  • Esophagogastric Fundoplasty: 43180-43191, 43197, 43200, 43210, 43235, 43280, 43327- 43328, 43499
  • Intracranial Endovascular Interventions: 36222-36226, 36228, 37184-37188, 37202, 37211-37214, 37241-37244, 61630-61635, 61640-61651, 75896, 75898, 76000-76001, 96374, 96375, 96420-96425, 99143-99150.
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    For answers to how to handle specific scenarios, turn to the FAQ section. Practical solutions are available by searching for these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

     

  • Breast Prosthesis: 19342
  • Genicular Nerve Injection: 64450
  • Hepatitis C Genotype Analysis: 87902
  • Surgery: Cardiovascular System: 36222, 36227, 36470-37471, 36589, 76942
  • Surgery: Musculoskeletal System: 20600, 20605, 20680, 20610-20611, 28899, 76942
  • Transnasal Esophagoscopy: 43499.