Diagnostic Radiology Coding Reference
Dr. Z’s Diagnostic Radiology Coding Reference, written by Ruth Broek and Dr. Z, is a comprehensive manual that provides guidelines for the appropriate coding and charging of diagnostic radiology procedures. These include procedures performed in the disciplines of x-ray, fluoroscopy (except interventional radiology), mammography, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, and non-invasive vascular testing. Although the hardcopy is printed in black/white, the eBook version is full color.
Procedures are grouped by discipline and then by anatomical area for convenience of use. This manual combines guidelines from multiple sources into one easy-to-use reference, including: the American Medical Association, the American College of Radiology, the American Hospital Association, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and other reputable medical societies.
Dr. Z’s Diagnostic Radiology Coding Reference is the only source necessary for both hospitals and physician practices to appropriately code and bill diagnostic radiology procedures. Order yours today and stay informed about the complex world of radiology procedures.
Product # 2218 (hardcopy) & 2218e (eBook)
- One comprehensive manual that combines guidelines from the leading associations in the field (AMA, ACR, AHA, and more)
- Information presented by discipline and then by anatomical area for easy reference
- Comprehensive coding and charging guidelines for diagnostic radiology procedures
- Extensive information about coding rules in: x-ray, fluoroscopy (except interventional radiology), mammography, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, and non-invasive vascular
- Coding rules for both physicians and hospitals addressed
- eBook available in full color (hardcopy is black/white only)
When changes in coding rules or editorial errors occur in Dr. Z’s Medical Coding Series, we publish the necessary revisions on our website as errata. Please check this at least quarterly to ensure coding compliance.
Coding audits of old cases occur frequently, both internally and externally. Therefore, we make our coding references from past years available for purchase so that the appropriate year's coding rules may be applied accordingly. It is essential to utilize information that applies to the date a procedure is performed. For example, when auditing a case from last year, you need to use last year’s reference. Please note the importance of current references, as every year there are changes in codes as well as the rules surrounding their use.
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