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Vascular Family or Territory? October CPT® Assistant Clears Things Up
2018-12-11

The term “vascular territory” may overlap with “vascular family,” but they aren’t entirely the same. The October 2018 CPT® Assistant takes you through the terms as they apply to the AMA CPT® code set. You’ll get help specific to arteries and veins to improve your coding accuracy.

You’ll also get tips on 2019 AMA CPT® updates and electrode array coding in this issue. To read articles from vol. 28, issue 10, search these codes and keywords using TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect:

  • Chronic care management, 2019: 99339, 99340, 99358, 99359, 99487, 99489-99491
  • Neuropsychological and psychological testing, 2019: 96101-96103, 96105, 96111-96113, 96118-96121, 96125, 96130-96133, 96136-96139, 96146, 96166
  • Neurostimulator electrode arrays: 64550, 64553, 64555, 64561, 64565, 64566, 64999, 95970-95972, 97014, 97032
  • Vascular families and territories: 36012, 36218, 36248.

But that’s not all. Search for these codes and keywords in TCI SuperCoder’s Code Connect for October FAQ results:

  • Calcium phosphate injection, calcaneal fracture: 28899
  • Carpometacarpal joint Xray: 73100, 73110, 73120
  • Digestive system surgery: 46601, 46607, 46999
  • Nervous system surgery: 63650, 64550, 64999, 97014, 97032, 97184.