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Keep your coding and billing up to date The technology behind CT and MR studies has advanced tremendously in recent years. At issue is whether your billing and coding practices have kept pace. Trust our CT/MR Coder book to walk you sure-footedlyMoreKeep your coding and billing up to date The technology behind CT and MR studies has advanced tremendously in recent years. At issue is whether your billing and coding practices have kept pace. Trust our CT/MR Coder book to walk you sure-footedly through the complexities, equipping you to receive the full appropriate reimbursement while avoiding compliance pitfalls. Highlights: * Detailed guidance in billing for all CPTr codes defining CT and MR procedures, by both hospital (technical) and physician (professional) entities * Interprets the rules/regulations involving CT, CTA, MRI, MRA and MRV * Assistance with common challenges, such as billing for concurrent MRA and MRI procedures, reconstruction charges and coronary/cardiac CT/CTA studies * How infusion therapy codes may be used in conjunction with CT/MR services and when you may charge for infusions and injections * Updated information for 2014, including new/revised codes, descriptions and guidelines, plus new payment information (2014 RVUs and OPPS data) * CPT coding tips by body section, along with assignable revenue codes * Guidance with medically unlikely edits (MUEs) and Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) policy * New ICD-10-CM/PCS information, helping you prepare for the mandatory implementation on October 1, 2014 * New Recovery Audit Contractor section, addressing billing errors, medical necessity issues and specific procedures the RACs are targeting AN IDEAL RESOURCE FOR: Any provider of CT and MR studies in the hospital, clinic, physician office, freestanding center or IDTF setting CPTr is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.