CPC Coding Exam Review 2009: The Certification Step / Edition 1 by Carol J. Buck | 9781416037132 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
CPC Coding Exam Review 2009: The Certification Step / Edition 1

CPC Coding Exam Review 2009: The Certification Step / Edition 1

by Carol J. Buck
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416037136

ISBN-13: 9781416037132

Pub. Date: 12/30/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This complete exam review highlights important content necessary to pass the AAPC CPC certification exam. It includes all the content sections found in the exam and two full practice exams with answers and rationales. Using an easy-to-follow outline format, the text covers anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system, reimbursement concepts, and

Overview

This complete exam review highlights important content necessary to pass the AAPC CPC certification exam. It includes all the content sections found in the exam and two full practice exams with answers and rationales. Using an easy-to-follow outline format, the text covers anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system, reimbursement concepts, and an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding. The multiple practice exams simulate the actual examination experience to give you added confidence when taking the CPC exam.

• Comprehensive CPC coverage highlights essential information for passing the AAPC CPC exam, with figures for reference as needed, for the most efficient review.
• o Concise outline format gives you quick and easy access to content and helps you make the most of your study time.
• Bound-in companion CD includes the Pre- and Post-Exams, with electronic scoring to help you track your learning progress.
• Final Exam mimics the AAPC CPC exam format and bolsters your test-taking confidence.
• Answers and rationales for exams reinforce your understanding of coding concepts.
• Evolve online resources supplement your review with study tips, web links, and additional information on related review sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416037132
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/30/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Success Strategies

Core Syllabus and Student Calendar

Unit I -Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology

1. Integumentary System

2. Musculoskeletal System

3. Respiratory System

4. Cardiovascular System

5. Female Genital and Pregnancy

6. Male Genital System

7. Urinary System

8. Digestive System

9. Mediastinum and Diaphragm

10. Hemic and Lymphatic System

11. Endocrine System

12. Nervous System

13. Senses

14. Unit I Quiz Answers

Unit II, Reimbursement Issues

1. Reimbursement Issues

2. National Correct Coding Initiative

3. Federal Register

4. Peer Review Organizations (PRO)

5. Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS)

6. Medicare Fraud and Abuse

7. Managed Health Care

8. Reimbursement Terminology

9. Reimbursement Quiz

10. Reimbursement Quiz Answers

Unit III, Overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding

1. Introduction to Medical Coding

2. CPT

3. HCPCS Coding

4. An Overview of the ICD-9-CM

Unit IV, Coding Challenge

1. Examinations

2. Final Examination

Appendix A, ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting

Appendix B, Medical Terminology

Appendix C, Combining Forms

Appendix D, Prefixes

Appendix E, Suffixes

Appendix F, Abbreviations

Appendix G, Further Text Resources

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