No provider of outpatient services gets paid without reporting the proper CPT® codes. AAPC Coder helps you accurately select the CPT® codes needed for the service patients receive.
CPT®, published by the American Medical Association (AMA), is the primary way provision of medical services is reported. It consists of three types of five -character codes: general Category 1, which describe services and procedures performed by providers; Category 2, which are used to track follow up and outcomes; and Category 3, which indicate the use of emerging technologies. Supporting these codes are rules and guidelines. Two-character modifiers appended to the CPT® codes explain changes to the procedure.
AAPC Coder includes all the up-to-date CPT® codes, modifiers, and guidelines, but we know you need more. In the same way keeping a current copy of CPT® protects you from errors and compliance concerns, AAPC Coder's frequent updating helps you when changes are made, when AMA updates, their errata, and when federal and commercial payers change payment decisions. AAPC Coder's CPT® resources also help your productivity. Our research shows that coders and billers taking advantage of AAPC Coder report 33 percent faster.
Here are some of the ways AAPC Coder helps you:
AAPC Coder's support of CPT® procedural coding is what you need to succeed.
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