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CPT® Assistant Keeps the 2018 Momentum Going With Focus on Endovascular Changes
2018-02-09

If you code endovascular repair, check out CPT® Assistant (December 2017). You’ll learn about the new codes for abdominal aorta and iliac repair, see examples, and get tips like where to find the definition of “treatment zone.”

But those aren’t the only 2018 changes covered in the latest issue. To find the articles you need, search for these codes and keywords using TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect:

  • Anesthesia, gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures: 00731, 00732, 00740, 00810, 00811, 00813, P1-P6
  • Repair, endovascular, aorta, iliac: 34701-34716, 34800-34806, 34812, 34820, 34825, 34826, 34833, 34834, 34900
  • Repair, nerve, with allograft: 64885, 64886, 64890-64893, 64895-64898, 64901, 64902, 64905, 64907, 64910-64913, 64999, 69990.

For targeted information from the FAQ section, including special bonus questions from this issue, look for these terms in TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect:

  • Biopsy, endomyocardial, catheterization: 93451, 93505
  • Biopsy, skin, shave: 11100, 11300-11313, 17000-17286
  • Colectomy, sigmoid, laparoscopic: 44204, 51999
  • Conduction study, ulnar motor nerve: 95907
  • Induce labor, cervical ripening: 59200
  • Injection, trigger-point, guidance: 20551, 20552, 76942
  • Laparoscopy, female genital system, lesion: 58662
  • Operating microscope: 12001, 26356, 69990
  • Osteopathic manipulative treatment: 98925
  • Post-isometric relaxation: 97110
  • Radiation oncology, isocentre verification: 77417
  • Surgery, cataract, pediatric: 66982
  • Surgery, integumentary: 17999, 19380, 0479T, 0480T
  • Surgery, musculoskeletal: 27446, 27590, 78
  • Surgery, nervous system: 15740, 15750, 61583, 61697, 61700, 62165, 62268, 63650, 63685, 64555, 64590, 64999, 69990, 77003