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USE THE LINKS BELOW to reference the most recent additions, changes, and updates to your CodingAnswers:

Updates by Chapter - August 2012


Description of changes


Updates section: Cardiology catheterization overview to consolidate information in the Cardiology chapter


Adds section: Nuclear stress tests: Deconstruct separate segments for proper coding to enhance coverage on this common cardiology procedure


Adds section: Angina pectoris - Proper diagnosis coding to address diagnosis coding and ICD-10 considerations

Modifier 26

Adds section: Overview to give a brief description of modifier 26

Modifier 26

Adds section: Watch the place of service when selecting modifier 26 for imaging services to offer tips on when itis proper to append modifier 26

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CodingAnswers gives coders, billers and compliance auditors and managers easy access to the specific rules for correctly coding and documenting physician services. Quickly hone in on the CPT®, ICD-9-CM and HCPCS guidance relevant to scores of patient scenarios, plus our exclusive plain-English interpretation of Medicare and commercial coverage and billing rules.

Whether you're a multi-specialty or single specialty physician practice, CodingAnswers enhances your operations and strategic decision-making effectiveness. Each of our topical libraries is written to fulfill the distinct needs of physician practice professionals, covering everything from new procedures to unlisted codes to national billing guidelines.

All information is arranged in an A-to-Z dictionary-style format so you can quickly find the answers and official source documentation you need.

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