Coding Recommendations

 When do the 95 and 97 Guidelines Still Apply?
 Learn about when the 95 and 97 guidelines still apply to evaluation and management including office visits and other essential codes relevant to building your practice.

 Understanding the Basics of Medicare
 Learn about the basics of medicare and information relevant to reimbursement.

ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes for 2022
Download 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
Read about ACC-SCAI Coding Recommendations for pVAD.

RFR (Resting Full-Cycle Ratio) and Resting FFR (Pd/Pa Without Hyperemia)
Read about ACC-SCAI’s refreshed coding recommendation.

Education

 The Inpatient Only List: What You Need to Know
 Review the inpatient-only list, a medicare policy, and how it applies to your practice.

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

Introduction to New Congenital Interventional Cardiology CPT Codes Effective January 1, 2022
Take an 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
 Watch an overview of commonly used modifiers and how to use them for appropriate reimbursement.

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

Understanding Billing for Percutaneous Pulmonary Arterial Thrombectomy Procedures
Learn about the different billing codes for these procedures and how to properly utilize them.

Legislative Updates

No Surprises Act (January 1, 2022)
Learn about the No Surprises Act, which requires 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

Understanding NCCI Edits

Coding Cardiac Catheterizations: General Coding Guidelines for Catheterization

Coding Cardiac for Congenital Heart Defects: General Coding Guidelines for Congenital Catheterizations

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