tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2019 Issue 6
CPT® Coding: Abide By These Key Cerebral Angiography Coding Rules
Channel guidelines from a variety of different sources. Diagnostic cerebral angiograms are a common outpatient procedure performed to diagnose and prepare treatment plans for individuals suffering from chronic or acute cerebrovascular disorders. While these procedures may be routine, there’s nothing simple about the coding processes behind a cerebral angiogram operation. That’s, in part, because you’ve got to channel each respective source of authoritative guidance — and there are plenty of them. This involves aggregating information from the CPT® manual, the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI, or CCI) Policy Manual, and CPT® Assistant. Have a...
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