Cardiology|Vascular Articles and Resources

News and Important Information

Do ICD-10 Updates Have Your Heart Beating Irregularly? Check Out the New Atrial Fibrillation Codes for 2020

Diagnosis Coding for Cardiology

Medicare Billing for Cardiac Device Credits

Medicare Claims Processing Manual Chapter 13 - Radiology Services and Other Diagnostic Procedures

Images

Code Sets

CPT Codes

CPT Codes

Circulatory System ICD-10-CM Codes

Circulatory System ICD-10-CM Codes

Symptom ICD-10-CM Codes

Circulatory System Symptom ICD-10-CM Codes

Find-A-Code's Tools & Resources

Click-A-Dex

Enhanced index searching

Build-A-Code

Step-by-step coding from all major code sets.

NCCI Edits Validator

Validate using NCCI edits for errors in code selection.

Pro Fee Calculator

Verify Medicare Reimbursement and UCR Fees for Professional Services

ASC Covered Services

ASC Covered Ancillary Services

ASC Payment Calculator

Use this tool to calculate fees for the Ambulatory Surgical Center.

WK Drug Database

Search by keywords or codes, click on an index letter to see drugs by name, or drill down through the GPI hierarchy.

Medical Lab Tests

Medical Lab Tests Search

Additional Links and Resources

Noridian: Cardiology Resources

Noridian JE Part B Cardiology Resources

Drugs and Biologicals Pub-100 Ch 17

Drugs and Biologicals Pub-100 Ch 17

Billing Requirements for OPPS

Billing Requirements for OPPS Providers with Multiple Service Locations

Standard Written Order (SWO)

Dates of Service on or After January 1, 2020

Select the title to see a summary and a link to the full article.

New CPT® Codes Approved for COVID-19 Antibody Identification

|

On April 10, 2020, the American Medical Association approved and published a revision of code 86318 and added two new codes 86328 and 86769 for reporting Coronavirus [COVID-19] antibody testing.

Read the article →

A 2020 Radiology Coding Change You Need To Know

|

The radiology section of the 2020 CPT© has 1 new, 18 revised, and 14 deleted codes. Interestingly, six of the 14 deleted codes were specific to reporting single-photon computerized tomographic (SPECT) imaging services of the brain, heart, liver, bladder, and others. If your organization reports radiology services, it is...

Read the article →

Do ICD-10 Updates Have Your Heart Beating Irregularly? Check Out the New Atrial Fibrillation Codes

|

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). It is caused by a disorder in the heart’s electrical system. AF is the result of abnormal contractions of the atria (upper two chambers of the heart) causing them to quiver and beat out of sync with ...

Read the article →

Medical ID Theft

|

Medical ID Theft "So, do you guys think you can do something with that?" John asked angrily at our first meeting with him in August 2017 as he slammed a stack of medical bills, EOBs and collection letters - three inches high - down in front of my partner and I. ...

Read the article →

The OIG Work Plan: What Is It and Why Should I Care?

|

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) founded its Office of Inspector General (OIG) in 1976 and tasked it with the responsibility to combat waste, fraud, and abuse within Medicare, Medicaid, and the other HHS programs. With approximately 1,600 employees, HHS OIG is the largest inspector general's office within ...

Read the article →

The Facts of Critical Care

|

Critical care services remain to not only be an area of confusion for providers, coders, and auditors, but also a constant target for the carriers for audit. We can sit back and look at critical care and think of all of the ways the code descriptor and/or use could be ...

Read the article →

5 Ways to Minimize HIPAA Liabilities

|

Last year was historic for HIPAA enforcement. The HHS Office of Civil Rights collected a record $23.5 million in settlements and judgments against providers guilty of HIPAA violations. To avoid becoming part of that unwanted statistic, it’s important to pay extra close attention to five key areas of HIPAA vulnerability. Take ...

Read the article →

How to Properly Report Monitoring Patients Taking Blood-thinning Medications

|

Codes 93792 and 93792, which were added effective January 1, 2019, have specific guidelines that need to be followed. This article provides some guidance and tips on properly reporting these services.

Read the article →

The Impact of Medical Necessity on High Level E/M Services

|

I was recently asked the question, "Does 99233 require documentation of a past medical, family, and/or social history (PFSH)?"  The quick answer is, "it depends." Code 99233 has the following minimal component requirement: Subsequent inpatient E/M encounters can meet the code level requirement either by component scoring & medical necessity or time & medical necessity. ...

Read the article →

Home Oxygen Therapy

|

Home Oxygen Therapy Guidelines

Read the article →

Nine New Codes for Fine Needle Aspirations (FNA) in 2019

|

If your practice performs a lot of fine needle aspirations (FNA), you probably have the code options memorized (10021 without image guidance and 10022 with image guidance). However, the 2019 CPT codes now include nine (9) new FNA codes (10004-10012), one deleted FNA code (10022) and one revised FNA code ...

Read the article →

Show older articles ↓


There are more articles. View all articles...

View articles for the current specialty by subtopic:




Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • HCC Coder
  • Find-A-Code Professional
  • Find-A-Code Facility Base


Select the webinar title to view a summary and link to the webinar video.

Proper Coding and Billing for Drugs, Biologicals and Injections

Proper Coding and Billing for Drugs, Biologicals and Injections

Watch the video →

How to Check NCCI Edits Using FindACode

How to Check NCCI Edits Using FindACode

Watch the video →

Show older webinars ↓


Cardiology/Vascular Resources

  • ICD-10-CM Specialty Specific Code Book
  • Provider Documentation Guides
  • ICD-10-CM Comprehensive Code Books
  • and more...


suggest a resource

If you know of a resource that should be included here (links, data, etc.) please contact us.

free demo
request yours today
pricing
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!