Being a Medical Information Coder / Edition 3

Being a Medical Information Coder / Edition 3

by Laurie S. Dodson, Kay Cox-Stevens, Cox
     
 

This book provides an introduction to ICD-9-CM coding that is easy to read and understand but covers basic coding principles comprehensively. With its focus on diagnosis, symptoms, and procedures related to these systems, coding principles are introduced and reinforced throughout. This book provides in-depth coverage of ICD-9-CM coding for

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This book provides an introduction to ICD-9-CM coding that is easy to read and understand but covers basic coding principles comprehensively. With its focus on diagnosis, symptoms, and procedures related to these systems, coding principles are introduced and reinforced throughout. This book provides in-depth coverage of ICD-9-CM coding for medical information professionals, and discusses procedure codes, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, medical record content, and computer use. A valuable reference tool for Registered Health Information Technologists (RHITs) and Credentialed Coding Specialists (CCSs).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131126756
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/15/2003
Series:
Prentice Hall Health Medical Clerical SE
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Medical Information Coder.

2. Introduction to ICD-9-CM Coding.

3. Procedure Codes.

4. Infectious and Parasitic Disease.

5. Neoplasms.

6. Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Disease and Immunity Disorders.

7. Blood and Blood-Forming Organs.

8. Mental Disorders.

9. Diseases of the Nervous and Sense Organs.

10. Diseases of the Circulatory System.

11. Diseases of the Respiratory System.

12. Diseases of the Digestive System.

13. Diseases of the Genitourinary System.

14. Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium.

15. Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period.

16. Congenital Anomalies.

17. Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue.

18. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissues.

19. Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions.

20. Injury and Poisoning.

21. External Causes of Injury and Poisoning.

22. V-Codes.

23. Diagnosis-Related Groups.

24. Ambulatory Coding.

25. Coding Compliance.

Appendix: Coding Specialist Certification Program.

References.

Index.

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