Coding for Medical Necessity in the Physician's Office / Edition 1

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Put your coding skills to work by learning how to code for medical necessity from medical records. This work text will provide you with the foundation you need to get your coding skills to the next level. You will learn how abstract the right information from medical records, how match diagnoses with the correct procedures, and when and how to use CPT modifiers. With this foundation, you will be well on your way to becoming an expert coder.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418050214
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/7/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Deborah Kelly-Farwell BS, CCS-P, CPC Coding and Charge Entry Manager Fallon Clinic Faculty at The Salter School, Worcester, MA Teaches Coding, Medical Terminology, A&P, Medical Insurance, Medical Office, Computers

Cecile Favreau, MBA, CPC is currently a Professional Relations Specialist with UMass Memorial Medical Group and an instructor at the Salter School in Worcester, MA.

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Table of Contents

1. Diagnostic Coding. 2. Procedural Coding. 3. Coding Using the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS). 4. Coding With Modifiers and CCI Edits. 5. Abstracting From Medical Documentation. 6. Evaluation and Management (E&M) Coding. 7. Anesthesia Coding. 8. Coding for Surgery. 9. Radiology, Laboratory, Pathology, and Medicine Coding. 10. Test Yourself.

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