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Chapter 6 Insurance

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Who accepts HCPCS codes
Medicare
How long may it take when a new cpt code is bused before an insurance company has a mandatory value assignment
6 months
Can you find the number of follow up days that are allowed after surgery in the cpt codebook
no
what is the RVS
book that contains a code list of procedure with uint values that indicate relative value of various services
Who was the RBRVS developed for
center for medicare and medicaid services/physicains
what is included in the surgical package for non-medicare cases
operation local infilteration digital block tropical anetthesia normal uncomplicated post-op care
what is included in a global surgery policy and surgical package
post operative visists in and out of the hospital and difgital block or tropical anesthesia
how do you code lacerations when multiple lacerations are repaired in the same body area
add the lengths of all lacerations and report them with a single code
what is the largest section of the CPT
surgery section
what do you do when a service is performed that is not listed in the cpt codebook
use a code with a description stating unlisted
define bundling
grouping of codes togetrher that are related to a pocedure
what does RBRVS stand for
resource-based relative value scale