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General Billing & Coding Guidelines


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1995 E&M Guidelines

1997 E& M Guidelines

2010 ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting - Effective Oct. 1, 2009

CMS - Grace Period - Notice from Medicare - 90 day Grace period for using previous year's CPT will ends on Dec. 31 (in .pdf format)

USC Compliance Manual. HIPAA Guidelines - From CMS

HIPAA Summary - From Don Self's Documents Page (visit there anyway to see the great things he has there!)

Lab, Pap Smear & Screening Guidelines - From CMS

Medicare Preventive Services Chart From Jan 2009. See below for previous years' charts.

Medicare Preventive Services Chart From Jan 2007 - this is an updated form to the below; a quick reference chart (cheat sheet) from CMS for coding various preventive procedures for Medicare recipients

Medicare Preventive Services Chart From July 2006 - this is a quick reference chart (cheat sheet) from CMS for coding various preventive procedures for Medicare recipients 

Present on Admission Guidelines From the CDC

Risk Assessment Data Training For Medicare Advantage Organizations - Participant Guide for 2007-2008 by CMS.

RVU 2010 with a twist - This contains only Globals & modifier use with Status Indicator Meanings. You can tell allowed bilateral procedures, co-surgeon-allowed procedures & Global days for procedures. Just a little tool that LJ created for when you don't need the entire RVU information.

Taxonomy Codes - From CMS

 

 

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