Clear, Focused, Authoritative Content: Basic Medical Coding provides clear, focused, and authoritative instruction on medical coding and compliance for physician practices. All key conventions are covered, and examples in the text represent realistic case studies of conditions and procedures.
Extensive Coding Practice: Coding exercises apply the concepts learned in the text for ...show moreICD and CPT coding. Provides review and practice in linking diagnosis and procedure codes correctly.
HIPAA Coverage: HIPAA will be covered and reinforced by HIPAA Tips.
Preparation for Certification: Discussion of certification as a medical coder and practice taking the types of questions found on certification exams.
Meets Instructor/Student Goals: The text/workbook is closely matched with the typical curriculum and goals of both instructors and students. It is tightly focused on important concepts and skills, omitting extraneous material.
Extensive Review Activities: Thinking It Through critical thinking case studies follow every major section and give immediate reinforcement. End-of-chapter activities include review questions, case studies, and optional Internet explorations that expand student familiarity with this technology.
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2005 International: No
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Part 1 Coding Diagnoses
Why This Part Is Important to You The ICD-9-CM New Revision: The ICD-10-CM Organization of the ICD-9-CM The Alphabetic Index The Tabular List V Codes and E Codes Coding Steps Key Coding Guidelines Coding Practice Summary
Part 2 Coding Procedures
Why This Part Is Important to You Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) The Index The Main Text Category II and Category III Codes CPT Modifiers The Appendixes Coding Steps Evaluation and Management Codes Anesthesia Codes Surgery Codes Radiology Codes Pathology and Laboratory Codes Medicine Codes HCPCS Codes Summary
Part 3 Coding Linkage and Compliance
Why This Part Is Important to You Compliance: Avoiding Fraud and Abuse Compliance Regulations Compliance Errors The Compliance Plan Strategies for Coding Compliance Summary
Part 4 Coding Worksheets
ICD Coding Worksheets CPT Coding Worksheets Coding Linkage and Compliance Worksheets Part 5 Coding Quizzes ICD Coding Quiz CPT Coding Quiz Coding Linkage and Compliance Quiz
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