CPC Coding Exam Review 2010: The Certification Step

CPC Coding Exam Review 2010: The Certification Step

by Carol J. Buck
     
 

With the expert insight of leading coding educator Carol J. Buck, this complete exam review highlights the content you’ll need to master to pass the AAPC CPCÒ certification exam and take your coding career to the next step. An easy-to-follow outline format guides you through the anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system,

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With the expert insight of leading coding educator Carol J. Buck, this complete exam review highlights the content you’ll need to master to pass the AAPC CPCÒ certification exam and take your coding career to the next step. An easy-to-follow outline format guides you through the anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system, reimbursement concepts, an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding, and more. Two full practice exams and a final exam modeled on the actual CPCÒ exam simulate the examination experience and help you build the confidence to succeed.

  • Comprehensive CPC® coverage highlights essential information for passing the AAPC CPC® exam accompanied by detailed figures for the most efficient exam review.
  • 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 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.
  • A companion Evolve Resources website enhances your review with study tips, web links, and additional information on related review sources.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437708172
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/29/2009
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Success Strategies

Course 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. Anatomy and Terminology Quiz Answers
  15. Pathophysiology 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. Resources

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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