TITLE

Skip Selective Catheter Placement with Vessel Repair

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
General Surgery Coding Alert;Jun2012, Vol. 14 Issue 6, pP44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the changes on the correct coding for billing certain vascular injection and blood vessel repair as mandated in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) 2012 codes. The Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) version 18.1 revealed an update with 358 new edit pairs and 23 terminated pairs. Frank D. Cohen, senior analyst of the Frank Cohen Group LLC has analyzed changes to the codes relative to the April 2012 release wherein it consolidates the two files into Column 1 and 2 codes.
ACCESSION #
76115847

 

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