CPT Professional Edition, 2015, 1st Edition



Providers want accurate reimbursement. Payers want efficient claims processing. But with the CPT® code set being a dynamic, ever-changing necessity, an outdated codebook doesn’t make your jobs easier. Have the official, most current source at your fingertips: CPT® 2015 Professional Edition. Correct reporting and billing of medical procedures and services begins with CPT® 2015 Professional Edition. Noteworthy changes to the CPT 2015 code set will be found in the following sections and subsections: Molecular Pathology, Appendix D.

Features and Benefits

  • 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 2015 changes without having to refer to previous editions.
  • Multiple appendixes — offer quick reference to additional information and resources that cover such topics as modifiers, clinical examples, add-on codes and vascular families.