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Clean Up Claims for Cardiovascular Coding Using July CPT® Assistant Tips
2017-09-12

The clinical examples in the July 2017 CPT® Assistant could prove useful to cardiovascular coders for years to come. When you aren’t sure how to code percutaneous LAAC, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, or newborn partial exchange transfusion requiring physician skill, pull up the top article in this issue for helpful guidance.

 

To get the information you need to increase your coding knowledge, search these codes and keywords on TCI SuperCoder Code Connect:

 

  • Cardiovascular coding, 2017: 0281T, 33340, 34841-34848, 35226, 35286, 35371, 35450, 35452, 35458, 35460, 35471, 35472, 35475, 35476, 36430, 36440, 36450, 36456, 36902-36908, 37215-37218, 37220-37239, 37246-37251, 61630, 61635, 75962, 75964, 75966, 75968, 76937, 92920, 92921, 92924, 92925, 92928, 92929, 92933, 92934, 92937, 92938, 92941, 92943, 92944, 92997, 92998, 93451-93453, 93456, 93458, 93459-93462, 93530-93533
  • Laryngoscopy, flexible: 31231, 31551-31554, 31572-31579, 31582, 31588, 31591, 31592, 43197, 43198, 92511, 92612-92617
  • Postoperative global care, required reporting: 99024.

 

This month’s FAQ section helps with a wide range of services, from hernia repair to psychological testing. Search these codes and keywords on TCI SuperCoder Code Connect to learn more:

  • Digestive system: 43235, 43248, 43450, 44238, 48140, 49659
  • Myectomy, orbicularis oculi: 67901, 67399, 67999
  • Neurology and neuromuscular: 95885-95887, 95933
  • Psychodynamic assessment test: 96101.