PUBLISHER

Optum

PUBLICATION DATE

December 2017

SIZE AND BINDING

8.5” x 11” – Spiral (Expert)

ITEM NUMBER

HS18

ISBN:

978-1-62254-376-2

2018 HCPCS Level II Expert

Accurately report supplies and services for physician, hospital outpatient, and ASC settings with the 2018 HCPCS Level II Expert. Use this comprehensive reference for the HCPCS code set that focuses on management of reimbursement. This user-friendly book will guide any coder confidently through current modifiers, code changes, additions and deletions with information as dictated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Key Features and Benefits

Exclusive to the Expert edition:

  • Glossary of terms. Increase your understanding of HCPCS codes to improve coding accuracy.
  • Access to Medically Unlikely Edits (MUE). Improve accuracy of claims by ensuring compliance with the CMS program through easy access to codes and their associated MUE units.
  • Special appendixes. Get additional information with appendixes, such as the deleted codes crosswalk.
  • Medicare Average Payment Table. This Medicare table is included as a baseline for payment rates.
  • Snap-in tabs to assist in locating the various sections of HCPCS Expert.