Coding Recommendations

ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes for 2022—the diagnosis code files for 2022 for use on or after October 1, 2021-September 30, 2022. 

Moderate Sedation with Cardiac Catheterization—is moderate sedation a billable service when performed by an RN during cardiac catheterization? 

Resting Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device (pVAD) Repositioning Without Imaging Guidance—ACC-SCAI Coding Recommendation

RFR (Resting Full-Cycle Ratio) and Resting FFR (Pd/Pa Without Hyperemia)—ACC-SCAI’s Refreshed Coding Recommendation

Education

CPT Coding for CHD Interventions—understand how CPT codes affect your practice as an interventional cardiologist treating congenital heart disease.

Evaluation and Management: Understanding 2021 Office Visit Guidelines—understand the key changes in code selection requirements. 

Introduction to New Congenital Interventional Cardiology CPT Codes Effective January 1, 2022—a brief and informative look at the new 2022 CPT codes. At the end of this activity, participants will be able to describe the appropriate use criteria for the 2022 codes.

Using Modifiers for Reimbursement—an overview of commonly used modifiers and how to use them for appropriate reimbursement.

What Does MIPS Participation Mean for Your Practice?—an overview of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Discover the benefits of MIPS for your practice and potential alternatives.

 

Legislative Updates

No Surprises Act (January 1, 2022)—requiring a good faith estimate to be given to all self-pay patients. 

Tip Sheets

PCI Coding: General Coding Guidelines for PCI

PCI Coding: PCI Selection Tool

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