DecisionHealth's Coding Answers

Updates by Chapter - February 2012

Chapter

Description of changes

Cardiology

Updates section: "Cardiac catheterization overview" to include the major revisions and bundling reflected in the 2011 CPT.

Cardiology

Updates section: "Here's how to tell when to use G-code for drive by renals" to include the new renal catheterization codes.

Cardiology

Updates section: "Physician intent is key when billing non-selective renals to private payers" to remove deleted codes.

Cardiology

Adds section: "Pulse generator device procedures" to describe 2012 code changes.

Cardiology

Adds section: "Removal and replacement of pacemakers and ICDs" to explain new codes for pulse generator procedures.

Category III CPT Codes

Adds section: "EKG, shockwave Category III codes" to reflect new codes effective in 2012