AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2018 Issue 3

Excision or resection of soft tissue tumors

Choosing the appropriate CPT code to assign for a procedure and/or service performed is at times not an easy or simple task. What can make it seem less of a chore are good references and resources, complete detailed documentation, and the ability to query the physician or other qualified health care professional as needed for clarity. The AHA’s Coding Clinic for HCPCS newsletter, the AMA’s CPT Assistant and the published coding guidelines listed in the CPT codebook are all excellent resources. Each of these resources include some of the following: coding/reporting guidelines definitions of terms illustrations multiple...

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