Complete 2014 CPT Code Set with RVUs and Official Code Definitions. Plus Useful Add-ons like Modifiers, Fees, Status Indicators. SuperCoder has added dataset for 2014 procedure codes that will help users easily access up-to-date code definitions, AMA’s official code definitions, and relative value units (RVU) for each CPT® used at their practice or office. Users can choose to add in their CPT®-RVU data file useful information for their practice’s billing, coding and reimbursement systems such as modifiers crosswalk, Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, and indicators.
Available in CDs and downloadable format (downloadable every quarter), the data files will help users analyze and utilize the RVU weightage associated with each CPT® code and stay current on RVUs through regular updates as provided by CMS. “You can easily use the RVU information in your current system and it can help you in getting a variety of reports that help recognize your areas of profitability, cost accounting, practice efficiency, physician productivity, informs Jen Godreau, CPC, CPMA, CPEDC & AHIMA-certified ICD-10 trainer, director of development and operations for SuperCoder.com, owned by The Coding Institute. “These files can help in financial viability approximation of your practice/office. You can use these RVU files that define your policies in practice expenditure,” she adds.
The services that are provided in practices are represented by their CPT® codes, followed by the corresponding values in the RVU datafile. This provides a measurement in terms of cost of service per unit. Reimbursement professionals can also match the services being reported with the help of features such as Global Surgery period and status indicators.
Users can choose to include some additional information in their CPT®-RVU data order such as modifiers crosswalk, Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, and Status Indicators. “Enjoy more savings by adding on modifiers, fees, and indicators. These additional data will help to identify the correct reporting scenarios for each CPT® code,” Godreau mentions.
• The Modifiers Crosswalk (CPT® to Modifier crosswalk, Modifiers and Descriptions) provides reliable modifier information and helps users in choosing the modifiers matched to a particular CPT®. code.
• The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule comes with the complete MPFS Fee schedule RVUs and is useful in updating the applicable charges for your practice such as your existing chargemaster.
• Indicators cover CPT® symbol information for new code, modifier 51 and 53 exempt, conscious sedation, resequenched code, various CPT® information, and much more.
The CPT®-RVU datafiles are available in three types of files - Pipe ( | ) delimited .TXT file, Fixed width .TXT file, and .XLS file.
For more details, visit http://www.supercoder.com/data-files/procedural-codes-set
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