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Revised Intracardiac Ablation Code Sets Presented in latest CPT® Assistant
2014-06-09

The April 2014 CPT® Assistant is stuffed with helpful hints on the 2014 revisions in the guidelines and code descriptors used for cardiac ablation and electrophysiological studies. You'll find amendments in existing parenthetical notes that will offer supplementary directions for appropriate reporting of codes as well as aid in describing the purpose of complex procedures. The issue also presents additional series of codes that you can report with a particular electrophysiological study code.

Other topics the April 2014 CPT® Assistant covers include Intraoperative neurophysiology, psychiatric changes for 2014, and much more. Put SuperCoder.com's Code Connect code and keyword search to good use to deepen your understanding of these topics:<!--?p-->

  • ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Comparison
  • Intracardiac Electrophysiological Procedures/ Studies Update: 93279, 93280, 93281, 93282, 93283, 93284, 93286, 93287, 93288, 93289, 93600, 93602, 93603, 93609, 93610, 93612, 93613, 93615, 93616, 93618, 93619, 93620, 93621, 93622, 93623, 93641, 93642, 93653, 93654, 93655, 93656, 93657, 0326T
  • Intraoperative Neurophysiology: 95940, 95941, 99360
  • Psychiatry Changes for 2014: 90785, 90791, 90792, 90832, 90833, 90834, 90836, 90837, 90838, 90839, 90840, 90845, 90846, 90847, 90849, 90853, 90863, 90865, 90867, 90868, 90869, 90870, 90875, 90876, 90880, 90882, 90885, 90887, 90889, 90899, 99354, 99355, 99356.

The latest CPT® Assistant also includes its popular FAQ section, providing answers both for common problems and special cases. To learn more, key in these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

  • Evaluation and Management, Office or Other Outpatient Services: 31000
  • Hemic and Lymphatic Systems: 38525, 38530, 38740
  • Integumentry System: 11400, 11401, 11402, 11403, 11404, 11406, 14000, 14001, 15734, 19318, 19364, 19366, 35201, 35206, 35207, 35211, 35216, 35221, 35226, 35231, 35236, 35241, 35246, 35251, 35256, 35261, 35266, 35271, 35276, 35281, 35286, 35860, 69990
  • Musculoskeletal System: 27828
  • Nervous System: 62287
  • Neurology and Neuromuscular Procedures: 95940, 95941.