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Medical Coding Books, Software and Data

Comprehensive and proven coding tools for professionals in physician practices, hospitals, post-acute services and payer organizations.


An industry leader for over 3 decades

Optum has been setting the standard in medical coding, billing and compliance for over 30 years. Whether you use books, online software or both, we can meet your needs. You can get all the coding tools you need in one convenient place.

Essential Code Books: Build a strong foundation with coding books for ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPTR, HCPCS and DRG. Our comprehensive suite of books includes essential code sets, companion resources, reference materials and more. Shop these essential code books now.

Medical Specialty Code Books: Review our full range of specialty-specific reference tools. These easy-to-use guides consolidate the coding process, assist with cross-coding, provide coding tips and enhance speed and efficiency. Visit our specialty-specific reference page.

Online Coding Software: All the expert content that goes into our books also goes into our online medical coding tools. Improve accuracy and efficiency with tools that are continually refreshed with updates to essential code sets. Let us help you find the right coding tool.

Data Files and Web Services: Find reliable, precise medical code and fee schedule data for your organization. Choose a solution with up-to-date codes, one-time delivery data files or add-ons to enhance your own coding systems. Explore Optum Data Files and Web Services.

Codebooks and training



Tools for medical coders of all kinds

Our tools serve physicians, hospitals, post-acute care providers and payers.


Recommendations for the right coding tools

Choose the right online tool in 4 easy steps.


Specialty-specific resources

Access comprehensive guides like Fast Finders, Coding Companions, Cross Coders and more.

The most current CPT coding resources

With new CPT® codes published every year, count on our experts to keep you current so you can focus on ensuring coding is current, accurate and compliant.


Buyer's guide

Optum buyer’s guide: Online coding tools

This in-depth guide outlines everything you need when shopping for online coding, billing and reimbursement tools.

Optum Expert has cut down on the number of rejections, reduced rework and decreased the average number of A/R days.

Revenue Cycle Manager, Indian Stream Health Center

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