3,2,1 Code It! / Edition 4

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3-2-1 CODE IT! 4E is the premier, easy-to-use medical coding guide for both beginners and experienced professionals. This best-selling textbook begins with diagnosis coding, then builds on this foundation through in-depth instruction on ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II coding. 3-2-1 CODE IT! 4E prepares readers better than ever for earning a coding credential by using the latest code sets, conventions, and guidelines. This edition also features strategic tips on career advancement that readers will find helpful for years to come.

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"The "coding tips" are very explanatory. I love the way the book is structured, table of contents. It goes hand in hand in how I teach my students."

"I have recommended this textbook to other colleagues to teach coding. Because of the step by step approach this textbook is fantastic for the beginner coder that is seeking a position in a physicians' office, outpatient clinic, lab, urgent care center and emergency department billing."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285422893
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/4/2013
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1008
  • Sales rank: 440,269
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Michelle A. Green is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department of the College of Technology at Alfred State College. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), she has been recognized for teaching and her contributions to the Health Information Management profession. Awards include the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College's Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and the FORE Triumph Educator Award from the AHIMA. Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA), and a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). She earned a BS from Daemen College and an MPS degree from Alfred University. Ms. Green also authored 3-2-1 CODE IT! and ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, both from Delmar-Cengage Learning.
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Table of Contents

1. Overview of Coding. 2. Introduction to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding. 3. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Conventions. 4. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Guidelines. 5. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Hospital Inpatient Coding. 6. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Physician Office and Outpatient Coding. 7. HCPCS Level II National Coding. 8. Introduction to CPT Coding. 9. CPT Evaluation and Management. 10. CPT Anesthesia 11. CPT Surgery I. 12. CPT Surgery II. 13. CPT Surgery III. 14. CPT Surgery IV. 15. CPT Surgery V. 16. CPT Radiology. 17. CPT Pathology and Laboratory. 18. CPT Medicine. 19. Insurance and Reimbursement. Appendix I. E/M CodeBuilder. Appendix II. ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Appendix III. Coding Practice Using www.EncoderPro.com. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Inpatient ICD-9-CM (or ICD-10-CM/PCS) Coding Quick Notes. Outpatient ICD-9-CM (or ICD-10-CM) Coding. CPT Coding.

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