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Coding for Pediatrics 2018, 23rd Ed

By American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Coding and Nomenclature

For beginners and advanced coders alike, this is the first place to look for pediatric-specific coding solutions! A widely used American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) exclusive, this essential resource complements standard coding manuals with proven documentation and billing solutions.

This year's completely updated 23rd edition includes all changes in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes -- complete with expert guidance for their application as well as ICD-10-CM updates for pediatric-related conditions.

There is also an increased focus on compliant electronic health record administration. The book's many clinical vignettes and examples, as well as the many coding pearls throughout, provide added guidance needed to ensure accuracy and payment. This great resource continues to be approved for 4 continuing education units from the American Academy of Professional Coders.

New in this edition:

New chapters on Telemedicine, Common Surgical Procedures and Sedation, and Common Testing and Therapeutic Services

Discussion of new codes for primary care management of behavioral health conditions

Division of anesthesia and surgery coding from testing and therapeutic services for easier reference

Discussion of options for reporting chronic care management services by physician or qualified health care professionals in 2018

New codes for common chest and abdominal radiologic services, pulmonary services updates to vaccines

New codes for several unique care management services including: physician-performed chronic care, psychiatric collaborative care, and behavioral health integration care

Bibliographic Information

Title: 
Coding for Pediatrics 2018, 23rd Ed
By: 
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Coding and Nomenclature
Copyright year: 
  • 2018
ISBN electronic: 
978-1-61002-108-1
ISBN paper: 
978-1-61002-102-9
Page Count: 
552

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