Respiratory System: Respiratory System Foundational Knowledge

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

The respiratory system, which includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, and lungs, provides oxygen to the cells of the body while removing carbon dioxide. Codes for services and procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory system diseases and disorders are found in the Surgery and Medicine sections of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set. This course covers the basic anatomy of the respiratory system as part of the foundational knowledge needed for appropriate reporting of these CPT codes. This course also introduces the learner to the format, guidelines, and common modifiers pertaining to the respiratory procedure codes in the Surgery and Medicine sections of CPT. A current copy of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®), Professional Edition is strongly recommended to optimize your understanding of the content covered.

Important Note
The CPT code set is designated for reporting physician and other qualified health care professional services. It is also the designated code set for reporting services provided by organizations or facilities in specific circumstances. Use of the term "physician" throughout this course is not intended to indicate that other qualified health care professionals (QHPs) or individual entities (e.g., hospital or home health agency) may not report the service. In selected instances, specific instructions may define a service as limited to certain professionals or limited to other entities.

The codes and information in this course receive a comprehensive review annually and are 
updated as needed. 

All Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes, descriptions, and other data are copyrighted by the American Medical Association. All rights reserved.



Read More

$30.00

Course Description

The respiratory system, which includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, and lungs, provides oxygen to the cells of the body while removing carbon dioxide. Codes for services and procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory system diseases and disorders are found in the Surgery and Medicine sections of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set. This course covers the basic anatomy of the respiratory system as part of the foundational knowledge needed for appropriate reporting of these CPT codes. This course also introduces the learner to the format, guidelines, and common modifiers pertaining to the respiratory procedure codes in the Surgery and Medicine sections of CPT. A current copy of the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®), Professional Edition is strongly recommended to optimize your understanding of the content covered.

Important Note
The CPT code set is designated for reporting physician and other qualified health care professional services. It is also the designated code set for reporting services provided by organizations or facilities in specific circumstances. Use of the term "physician" throughout this course is not intended to indicate that other qualified health care professionals (QHPs) or individual entities (e.g., hospital or home health agency) may not report the service. In selected instances, specific instructions may define a service as limited to certain professionals or limited to other entities.

The codes and information in this course receive a comprehensive review annually and are 
updated as needed. 

All Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes, descriptions, and other data are copyrighted by the American Medical Association. All rights reserved.



Only $249
Want Unlimited Access?
The Academy All Access Subscription provides 1-click enrollment into 1,450+ courses for one low price.
Only $249