Interventional Radiology Coding

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Books

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Interventional Radiology Coding Reference

2021 Edition
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Dr. Z’s Interventional Radiology Coding Reference is a comprehensive manual that details the appropriate coding and charging for these highly complex and specialized IR procedures (vascular and non-vascular).

  • Written by physicians
  • Detailed and clear guide about coding and billing rules for IR procedures (with illustrations)
  • Covers coding rules for physicians and hospitals

Product # 2110 (hardcopy) & 2110e (eBook)

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ICD-10-PCS Coding Companion for Interventional Radiology

2021 Edition
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Dr. Z’s ICD-10-PCS Coding Companion for Interventional Radiology is a comprehensive manual that details the appropriate ICD-10-PCS coding for IR procedures (vascular and non-vascular) performed during an inpatient encounter.

  • Written by coders, for coders
  • Comprehensive guide for ICD-10-PCS for IR procedures (with illustrations)
  • Provides coding tips and examples
  • Available in both eBook and hardcopy (spiral-bound, full color) format

The eBook is available for immediate download.

Product # 2120 (hardcopy) or 2120e (eBook)

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CIRCC Study Guide - 2021 Edition

2021 Edition
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The CIRCC Study Guide, updated for 2021, is an invaluable training tool for the CIRCC exam. It includes an overview of the CIRCC exam (requirements and test details), terminology to study, basic procedure coding rules, and procedure codes and guidelines.

  • Test cases (with answers and explanations) and practice questions (with answers) included
  • Developed by ZHealth and the AAPC
  • Condenses the information that will be covered in the exam into a less than 200-page reference guide
  • Spiral bound book, printed in black and white
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Interventional Radiology Coding Reference

2019 Edition
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Dr. Z’s Interventional Radiology Coding Reference is a comprehensive manual that details the appropriate coding and charging for these highly complex and specialized IR procedures (vascular and non-vascular).

  • Written by physicians
  • Detailed and clear guide about coding and billing rules for IR procedures (with illustrations)
  • Covers coding rules for physicians and hospitals


Product #
1910 (hardcopy) & 1910e (eBook)

Webinars

2021 - Updates for Interventional Radiology, Cardiology, and Vascular Surgery

This webinar is a high level overview of the extensive 2021 coding changes to interventional radiology, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and vascular surgery.

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2021 - Basic Catheter Selections

This webinar covers the basics of choosing the correct catheter selection codes during complex diagnostic and interventional cases. Focuses on:

  • Physician documentation and anatomy (normal and variant)
  • Vascular systems, vascular orders, and vascular families
  • Selective vs. non-selective catheter placement
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2021 - Diagnostic Peripheral Angiography

This webinar builds on the coding basics of physician documentation and reviewing catheter selection codes. It covers:

  • The imaging supervision and interpretation (S&I) 70,000 series of CPT codes
  • Extremity, visceral, cervicocerebral, thoracic, and abdominal arterial studies
  • Venous, pulmonary, and portal venous imaging codes
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2021 - Peripheral Vascular Intervention: Part 1

This webinar covers angioplasty, atherectomy, and stenting throughout the vascular system. Specifically:

  • Lower extremity endovascular revascularization procedures
  • Visceral, upper extremity, and venous procedures
  • Cervicocerebral revascularization procedures utilizing endovascular approach
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2021 - Peripheral Vascular Intervention: Part 2

This webinar concentrates on percutaneous embolization, thrombectomy, and infusion (both thrombolytic and non-thrombolytic) procedures. Examines:

  • Guidelines for interventions on native vessels as well as graft vessels
  • Coding as stand-alone procedures
  • Coding procedures performed with other interventions
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2021 - Peripheral Vascular Intervention: Part 3

This webinar concentrates on endovascular stent grafts and venous interventions. Discusses:

  • Thoracic aortic (TEVAR), abdominal aortic (EVAR), and fenestrated abdominal aortic (FEVAR) stent grafts
  • Coding interventions performed in veins (e.g., TIPS, filter placement, and saphenous vein ablations)
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2021 - Non-Vascular Interventional Coding: Part 1

This webinar focuses on coding genitourinary, biliary, and gastrointestinal procedures. Some topics covered include:

  • Diagnostic cholangiography and nephrostogram
  • Biliary and nephrostomy drainage tube placement, replacement, and removal
  • Percutaneous gastrointestinal procedures
  • Other percutaneous procedures such as stone removal, dilation, and conversion
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2021 - Non-Vascular Interventional Coding: Part 2

This webinar focuses on percutaneous biopsies, abscess and cyst drainages, and tumor ablations. Topics include:

  • Differences between a needle aspiration and a biopsy
  • Breast biopsy and localization codes
  • Drainage procedures, including drainage tube placement, aspiration procedures, imaging evaluation of the abscess cavity, and drainage tube replacement
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2021 - Dialysis Access Coding

This webinar covers creation, assessment, and maintenance of dialysis grafts. It includes:

  • Anatomy
  • Different types of shunts and fistulae
  • Most common percutaneous and open interventions
  • Central venous access procedures
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2021 - Neurointerventional Coding

This webinar covers procedures in the subspecialty area of neuroradiology - complex endovascular procedures that involve vascular imaging and intervention in the head, neck, and spine. Some topics include:

  • Intracranial angioplasty, vasospasm therapy, embolization procedures
  • Venous sampling, thrombolysis, thrombectomy
  • Carotid, vertebral, and intracranial stenting
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2021 - Cardiothoracic Coding

This webinar covers cardiac and thoracic procedures including open as well as endovascular techniques. Some of the procedures covered include mediastinal, operative ablations, CABG, valves, lung-open and VATS, assist devices, structural heart, transplants, and repairs of the thoracic aorta.

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2021 - ICD-10-CM Non-Vascular Diagnosis Coding

The purpose of this webinar is to familiarize the coder with ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding for non-vascular conditions. This webinar includes coding instructions for infectious processes, congenital anomalies, genitourinary disorders (including chronic kidney disease), digestive system disorders, biliary calculus, nervous system disorders, and diabetes mellitus.

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2021 - ICD-10-CM Cardiovascular Diagnosis Coding

The purpose of this webinar is to familiarize the coder with ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding for cardiovascular conditions. This webinar includes diagnosis coding instructions for angina with or without coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, valve disorders, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, rheumatic heart disease, heart block, rhythm disorders, hypertension, pulmonary heart disease, pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension.

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eLearning

2021 - Introduction to Interventional Radiology Coding

This course is geared towards the brand new interventional radiology coder or someone who is interested in the field. It gives basic information regarding the types of procedures falling under this specialty and basic guidelines for the non-complex procedures. The key areas of knowledge required for interventional radiology coding are covered, such as terminology, the concepts of component coding, the impact of edits and modifiers, and brief overviews of coding by the different procedure-types.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Aortic Endografts

This module covers placement of stent grafts in the thoracic and lumbar sections of the aorta using a transcatheter approach. It includes adjunct procedures that may be required to seal the walls of the aorta and follow-up procedures to treat complications such as endovascular leaks around the graft. Several coding examples are included to demonstrate the application of coding rules.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Abdominal Aortography and Lower Extremity Angiography

This course includes coding instructions for imaging of the abdominal aorta and the extremity arteries whether performed in combination or separately. Both selective and non-selective imaging procedures are explained in detail. Numerous actual case examples are presented to assist in coding from the physician documentation.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Arteriovenous Dialysis Access Imaging and Interventions

All forms of dialysis access devices are covered in the context of CPT procedure coding for diagnostic imaging and maintenance procedures. Filming and interventions on AV shunts and fistulae as well as dialysis catheter insertion and follow-up procedures are discussed in detail.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Image-Guided Percutaneous Fluid Collection Drainage & Management Procedures

This module begins with a thorough discussion of the coding guidelines for performing initial drainage procedures. We then explain how to accurately code the imaging procedures involved in the follow-up care of an abscess and to maintain in-dwelling abscess drainage catheters.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Image-Guided Percutaneous and Transcatheter Biopsies

The course takes the student through the different types of biopsies performed with imaging guidance and how to appropriately code for them using CPT codes. Coding for fine needle aspirations, percutaneous core biopsies, and transcatheter biopsies are explained in detail. Various case studies are included to assist in coding from a report.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Gastrointestinal Interventions

This course takes you through all the gastrointestinal procedures that are performed via a natural orifice (nose or mouth) or via a percutaneous approach. It includes procedures that are diagnostic, as well as therapeutic, and maintenance procedures for tubes that will remain in place permanently or short term. Multiple real-life examples are included to assist in applying the rules to common coding scenarios.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Diagnostic Venography

This module takes you through the coding of all types of diagnostic venography procedures, including cervicocerebral, visceral and renal, and extremity venography. Catheter placement coding and imaging procedure coding are also reviewed.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Transcatheter Embolization

This course explores all types of percutaneous embolizations, from injection of thrombin to permanent and test occlusion procedures. There is extensive discussion regarding the different codes to be reported and the conflicting rules surrounding the use of these codes.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Transcatheter Mechanical Thrombectomy

This course covers the coding of all types of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy procedures, including coronary artery, AV hemodialysis access device, peripheral arterial, and peripheral venous thrombectomy. The different types of thrombectomy devices are described to assist in recognizing terminology associated with the procedure.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Non-Selective Catheter Placements

This basic overview for those involved with endovascular procedures discusses non-selective catheter placement coding in all vascular systems. Specifically, the non-selective catheter placement codes for peripheral and visceral vascular procedures and the rules surrounding their assignment are thoroughly explained.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Selective Catheter Placement in the Arterial System

This course takes you through all the different anatomical areas where selective arterial catheter placements are utilized. There are separate sections on cervicocerebral, visceral and renal, upper extremities, and lower extremities. Multiple real-life examples are included to assist in applying the rules to common coding scenarios.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Cervicocerebral Arteriography

This course takes the student through the new rules for coding diagnostic angiography of the cervical and cerebral carotid arteries, arch aorta, vertebral arteries, cerebral arteries, brachiocephalic artery, and subclavian arteries. The imaging and catheter placements, whether included or separately reportable, are explained in detail, followed by numerous case studies to assist in determining the appropriate codes to assign from a physician report.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Lower Extremity Arterial Endovascular Revascularization

Transcatheter lower extremity arterial revascularization is coded much differently than other vascular systems. There is significantly more bundling, and the rules differ based on the specific artery intervened upon. This increases the complexity of coding for these interventions.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Transcatheter Infusion Therapy

This module details the different types of transcatheter infusions performed in an imaging lab and the rules surrounding the coding of these services. Procedures such as thrombolysis in coronary and non-coronary vessels and cerebral vasospasm treatment are included. Multiple real-case examples are provided to correlate documentation with appropriate coding.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Percutaneous Biliary Tract Interventions

This course discusses biliary tract procedures that are performed percutaneously. This includes drainage catheter placement, stent placement, dilation, embolization, and other procedures performed via direct needle access or access through an existing drainage catheter into the gallbladder and bile ducts.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Percutaneous Urinary Tract Interventions

This course discusses urinary tract procedures that are performed percutaneously. This includes drainage catheter placement, stent placement, dilation, embolization, and other procedures performed via a nephrostomy or ureterostomy tract.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Non-Coronary Vascular Stent Placement

This course covers all vascular stent placement except those performed in the coronary, iliac, femoral, tibial, peroneal, and popliteal arteries (which have separate courses). The student will be guided through all other types of vascular stent placement procedures and the coding rules applicable to each. This includes the carotid artery, vertebral artery, TIPS, venous system, visceral arteries, renal arteries, and other vascular systems.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts

This course covers the CPT coding rules for reporting coronary artery bypass graft surgery. It has several case examples explaining how to report grafts performed with both veins and arteries. Other surgical procedures that may be performed at the same time are also discussed, as well as the services that are included in each code.

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2021 - CPT Coding for Transcatheter Heart Valve Repair and Replacement

This course gives detailed instructions for coding transcatheter repair or replacement of the aortic, pulmonic, tricuspid, and mitral heart valves. Case examples are provided to aid in selection of the appropriate code. Common procedures performed in conjunction with cardiac valve repair and replacement are also discussed.

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2021 - Introduction to ICD-10-CM

This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of how to use the ICD-10-CM coding system. Helpful coding tips are provided for each chapter. There is a heavy emphasis on diagnoses that are relevant to cardiovascular and interventional radiology procedures.

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Video Seminars

2021 - Coding Basics for Vascular Coding

This two-part session focuses on basic catheter selection coding. It is intended for newcomers, but is also useful for intermediate coders.

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2021 - Non-Vascular Interventional Radiology Coding

This three-part session reviews anatomy and focuses on coding guidelines for non-vascular interventions.

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2021 - Peripheral Vascular Diagnostic and Interventional Coding

This ten-part session covers a "best practice" scenario for coding and billing vascular procedures. There is a review of terminology, devices, anatomy, and physiology pertinent to the vascular system. We focus on CPT coding specific to endovascular diagnostic and interventional procedures.

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