CPT 2017 Professional Edition

CPT 2017 Professional Edition

CPT® 2017 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA authored resource to help health care professionals correctly report and bill medical procedures and services. The AMA publishes the only CPT® codebook with the official CPT guidelines.

Uses 

The official CPT® guidelines at your fingertips

Correct reporting and billing of medical procedures and services begins withCPT® 2017 Professional Edition.

Only the AMA, with the help of physicians and other experts in the health care community, creates and maintains the CPT® code set. No other publisher can claim that. No other codebook can provide you the official guidelines to code medical services and procedures properly.

Features

The CPT® 2017 Professional Edition Codebook covers hundreds of code, guideline and text changes. It features the following enhancements: 

  • Updated alphabetical tabular listing of most analytes in the Pathology and Laboratory section — eases your code search by directing you to applicable molecular pathology codes based on a specific analyte
  • Increased granularity in Molecular Pathology — improves your ability to assign the proper code for a laboratory procedure
  • Updated! CPT® Changes, CPT® Assistant, and Clinical Examples in Radiology citations — provides cross-referenced information in popular AMA resources that can enhance your understanding of the CPT code set
  • A comprehensive index — aids you in locating codes related to a specific procedure, service, anatomic site, condition, synonym, eponym or abbreviation to allow for a clearer, quicker search
  • Anatomical and procedural illustrations — help improve coding accuracy and understanding of the anatomy and procedures being discussed
  • Appendix of multianalyte assays with algorithmic analyses — provides an administrative code set of single-sourced (laboratory or manufacturer) tests
  • Coding tips throughout each section — improve your understanding of the nuances of the code set
  • Enhanced codebook table of contents — allows users to perform a quick search of the codebook’s entire content without being in a specific section
  • Section-specific table of contents — provides users with a tool to navigate more effectively through each section’s codes
  • Summary of additions, deletions and revisions — provides a quick reference to 2017 changes without having to refer to previous editions
  • Multiple appendices — offer quick reference to additional information and resources that cover such topics as modifiers, clinical examples, add-on codes and vascular families