Accurately coding breast procedures in 2014 will require you to confirm the type of guidance your radiologist used when placing a localization device and to count each additional lesion. Having a handle on the types of imaging guidance used is a good first step to choosing the correct localization device code. Here is a general explanation of each of these guidance techniques:
Make certain you implement the new radiology CPT® codes describing the localization, number of lesions treated and guidance used with this expert advice. Michelle Myrick, CPC, CPC-I, will provide you with a list, description, and examples of updates and changes to procedure codes used most often by radiologists in hospitals or office settings, including teaching facilities.
This session will help you:
Who should attend? Radiology, emergency medicine, trauma coders, managers, administrators, compliance officers, auditors
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