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2019 Medicare Payment Guide for RT/Cardiopulmonary Services

Medicare Payment Guide for RT/Cardiopulmonary Services

Receive the most up-to-date Medicare payment information for respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary services, including EKG’s, stress tests, sleep studies and more, with our indispensable book that clearly and concisely presents everything you need to ensure full payment and regulatory compliance in one convenient reference guide.

New for 2019

  • Updated with NEW information, including new and revised codes, code descriptions, coding guidelines and payments

Features and Benefits

  • Easy to navigate — with:
    • Mapping typical procedures to APCS and their current reimbursement, with tables showing changes from the prior year to the current year
    • Mapping typical procedures with their ambulatory payment classifications (APCs), status indicators and current base payment amounts
    • Tables with a cross walk showing the prior year payment rate to the current rate

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2019 Coding Essentials for RT/Pulmonary Function

2019 Coding Essentials for RT/Pulmonary Function

For 2019, we’ve combined two proven coding and billing resources into one convenient how-to guide. Now you get our Coding Essentials for RT/Pulmonary Function book integrated with our Coding Essentials for Sleep Studies book. You’ll save time. You’ll save money. And, above all, you’ll get answers you trust from leading experts.

From respiratory therapy services and pulmonary function testing, to sleep testing and polysomnography, this is the one resource you need to achieve correct coding and billing.

Features and Benefits

  • Easy to navigate — with:
    • Updated with NEW information:
    • Step-by-step through coding and billing
    • Comprehensive — encompasses Medicare payments, medical necessity, national and local coverage determinations (LCDs/NCDs), advance beneficiary notices (ABNs), National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits, modifier usage, CPT/HCPCS codes, documentation requirements and more
    • Covers code assignments by both hospital (technical) and physician (professional) entities
    • Sections on specific services
    • Complete payment information,
    • Special help with common areas of confusion and noncompliance.

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On Demand WEBCAST: 2019 Respiratory Therapy Reimbursement & Compliance Updates

On Demand WEBCAST: 2019 Respiratory Therapy Reimbursement

In 2019, auditors are taking a hard look at respiratory therapy/pulmonary function testing claims, looking for incorrect coding and missing documentation. You can bet they’ll be targeting common areas of noncompliance, such as the improper billing of preventive services and inhalation therapy. And you can expect widespread payment denials and recoupments. Take action to reduce your risks and protect your revenue stream in 2019 by attending this popular webcast.

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