Written by nationally-renowned physician coding expert Betsy Nicoletti, The Field Guide to Physician Coding Third Edition delivers a payload of precise information on coding rules and relevant billing guidelines. Her explanations shed light on why the rules were created and how certain topics are linked to other information about which you must be aware. Nicoletti also steers you to critical source documents for today's coding rules so you don't have to spend hours hunting for key facts in long official documents. Sleep well knowing that your practice is compliant with government rules and you're collecting all of the money you are entitled to collect!
NEW AND UPDATED FOR THIS EDITION!
- Cloning Notes in an EHR
- Diagnosis CodingTransitional Care Management
- Foot Care
- Modifier 33
- New Patient Coding
- Wellness visits
- Changing Medicare Regulations
- Transition to ICD-10
- PPACA/Health Reform Act
This book should be on the desk of every clinician, biller and coder in the country! No-nonsense advice supported by weblinks that answers the most pressing questions from physicians, practice managers, billers and coders.
- The "Rules" that help doctors get paid, not just the codes
- Organized alphabetically, by topic, for ease of use
- Relevance to all specialties