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New: Interventional radiology coding users' guide
Date:7/14/2009

FAIRFAX, Va.The 2009 Interventional Radiology Coding Users' Guide, a comprehensive resource for endovascular and interventional procedures and services, is now available in both book and CD formats. This unique reference is made available by the Society of Interventional Radiology, a national organization of physicians, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving public health through disease management and minimally invasive, image-guided therapeutic interventions.

"It seems like there is no shortage of terms used to describe the procedures that interventional radiologists have developed and performed for several decades. This guide contains the rules, guidelines and systems in place that govern how coding should be done," said Gary P. Siskin, M.D., FSIR, editor of the 15th edition developed by SIR with the American College of Radiology, the Radiology Business Managers Association and the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators. "Physician volunteers have spent much time crafting, studying and evolving this system of coding in this time of much transition," added Siskin, an interventional radiologist at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y.

Current Procedural Terminology (or CPT) codes are developed, maintained and copyrighted by the American Medical Association. As technology advances, new codes are developed for new services and current codes may be revised to reflect changes in procedure work as well as supplies and equipment used. This critical reference contains changes in CPT 2009 codes pertinent to interventional radiology; color-coded anatomical illustrations and photographs of interventional radiology procedures; evaluation and management charge sheets; template coverage request letters with supporting documentation for specific IR procedures; in-patient log and a sample registration form; and frequently asked questions. Also included is information about AMA's CPT and Specialty Society Relative Value Scale
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Contact: Maryann Verrillo
mverrillo@sirweb.org
703-460-5572
Society of Interventional Radiology
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