Coding for Pediatrics is a publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Coding and Nomenclature. Written by experienced coders, it is extensively reviewed by the Committee's Editorial Advisory Board, as well as by experts from other relevant committees and sections throughout the AAP. Coding for Pediatrics is part of a complete suite of coding products offered by the AAP. Currently in its 18th edition, the manual is published annually. Major updates include new pediatric CPT and ICD codes, geographic practice cost indices (GPCIs), and resource-based relative value scale (RBRVS). The manual also includes an extensive number of coding vignettes and examples, which are updated from year to year. Coding for Pediatrics 2013 contents include New and Revised CPTAr and ICD-9-CM Codes for 2013 Evaluation and Management Documentation and Coding Guidelines Coding for Evaluation and Management Services in the Office, Outpatient, Home, or Nursing Facility Setting Prenatal Counseling and Care of the Neonate and Critically Ill Infant/Child Emergency Department Services Common Procedures and Non-E/M Medical Services Modifiers and Coding Edits Diagnosis Coding Resource-Based Relative Value Scale Category II CPT Codes--Pay for Performance Measures and Category III CPT Codes--Emerging Technologies Fraud and Abuse: Compliance for the Pediatric Practice The Business of Medicine: From Clean Claims to Correct Payment and Emerging Payment Methodologies Updated cover-to-cover for 2013 including CPT and ICD-9-CM codes and revisions--plus guidelines for applying them ICD-10-CM information--detailed guidelines, crosswalking of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes with coding scenarios Newborn Coding Decision Tool--This tool helps to simplify coding for newborn care when a qnormalq newborn becomes sick or requires intensive or critical care. The algorithm takes the complexities of these coding situations and condenses them into an easy to use resource. It will also incorporate the final changes made to the newborn guidelines and is included in a handy 12q x 17q format, laminated for extra durability. Coding Pearls--clarifications, explanations, practical qdos and don'tsq Coding examples, scenarios, and vignettes--illustrate correct coding strategies User-friendly format--streamlines information searching Convenient continuing education--This publication has prior approval of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 4.0 continuing education units (CEUs). Granting of this approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAPC of the publication, content, or publication sponsor. Plus... Continually refreshed Web access to AAP updates and practice management aids including many of the appendices.The manual also includes an extensive number of coding vignettes and examples, which are updated from year to year.
|Title||:||Coding for Pediatrics 2013|
|Author||:||Aap Committee on Coding|
|Publisher||:||Amer Academy of Pediatrics - 2012-10-15|