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An interview with Katharine L. Krol, MD
The new president of the SIR discusses the draw of interventional radiology, coding challenges, and the diverse future of her specialty.
By Katharine L. Krol, MD
Mechanical Thrombectomy Coding
New codes are approved for mechanical thrombectomy.
By Katharine L. Krol, MD, Sean M. Tutton, MD, and Dawn Hopkins
Coding for Lower Extremity Revascularization in 2011
By Katharine L. Krol, MD
Coding Changes for 2015
Reviewing the changes and additions to endovascular coding effective January 1.
By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR
Coding Updates for 2020
An overview of updates to endovascular and interventional CPT coding for your practice.
Coding Changes for 2016
A review of changes in CPT coding for interventional procedures effective January 2016.
Vertebroplasty and Vertebral Augmentation Coding Revisited
Clarifying the difference in coding for vertebroplasty versus vertebral augmentation.
New CPT Codes for 2017
A preview of the changes ahead for interventional CPT coding effective January 2017.
Coding Changes for 2018
An overview of changes to interventional CPT coding that you need to know for practicing in 2018.
Vascular Coding Updates for 2019
Changes to the interventional CPT codes for 2019 and how they will affect your practice.
2010 Fee Schedule Changes
A look at the changes in the Physician Fee Schedule that will affect your practice in 2010.
Case Examples for Lower Extremity Coding
Examples of how to implement the updated codes for lower extremity revascularization procedures.
Coding for Percutaneous Treatment of Vertebral Fractures
Clearing up use of the new codes for vertebroplasty and vertebral augmentation.
New Coding for Endovascular Stroke Therapy in 2016
Discussion and clinical scenarios illustrating the nuances of coding for stroke services.
Major Payment Policy Reform on the Near Horizon
Understanding the new system and adapting your practice for reporting and documentation.
Update on the Transition to ICD-10
After a yearlong delay, the switch-over is finally happening—and your practice needs to prepare.
Coding Scenarios for SFA and Popliteal Interventions
Clinical scenarios illustrating the use of codes for interventions involving the superficial femoral artery and popliteal artery.
An Update on the Economic Viability of Freestanding Centers
As CMS refines reimbursement policies, how do office-based vascular labs fit into the evolving payment models?
By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR, and Gerald Niedzwiecki, MD, FSIR
Coding Changes for 2013
Several families of codes for endovascular/interventional procedures have changed as part of the AMA's ongoing effort to bundle and reassess relative valuation of all CPT codes.
New 2017 CPT Codes for Dialysis Access Maintenance and Intervention
A review of the new codes, new definitions, general instructions for the code set, and nuances of the new codes as illustrated by coding scenarios.