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How Codes are Organized in Each Section

Identifies the six sections of the category one CPT codes
States the range of the code numbers
Gives two examples from each section
Explains how the codes are organized in each section
Lists and explains the 8 steps necessary to correctly record and evaluation and management code

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Six sections, range of the code numbers and examples (http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0073401854/568489/Chap006.ppt.)
1. Evaluation
? Code Ranges 99201 - 99499
? Cover physician services to be performed
? Best course for patient care being determined
2. Anesthesia section
? Code Ranges 00100 - 01999
? Used to report anesthesia services performed or supervised by a physician
? Codes include routine anesthesia care
- Pre-op, intra-op, post-op
3. Surgery section
? Largest section in the CPT book
? Code ranges 10021 - 69990
? Divided by body systems
- Integumentary, musculoskeletal, respiratory, digestive, cardiology, urinary, male/female, nervous, auditory/ocular
4. Radiology section
? Code Ranges 70010 - 79999
? Used to report radiological services performed or supervised by a physician
? Codes are selected based on the body part and number/type of ...

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The vital steps necessary to correctly record and evaluation and management code are embedded.

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