Medical Insurance Coding Workbook 2007-08 / Edition 4

Medical Insurance Coding Workbook 2007-08 / Edition 4

by Cynthia Newby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073522058

ISBN-13: 9780073522050

Pub. Date: 01/04/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The Medical Insurance Coding Workbook for Physician Practices builds coding expertise by providing thorough practice, tips, and reinforcement in code selection and linkage. This supplementary workbook offers extensive opportunities for students to practice ICD-9-CM (diagnoses) and CPT/HCPCS (procedures) coding using the standard code reference manuals. Unique

Overview

The Medical Insurance Coding Workbook for Physician Practices builds coding expertise by providing thorough practice, tips, and reinforcement in code selection and linkage. This supplementary workbook offers extensive opportunities for students to practice ICD-9-CM (diagnoses) and CPT/HCPCS (procedures) coding using the standard code reference manuals. Unique coding linkage coverage reviews and practices reporting diagnosis and procedures codes correctly together for compliant coding. The exercises build from one-line diagnostic/procedural statements to case studies. The Workbook also contains three comprehensive examinations covering ICD-9-CM, CPT/HCPCS, and Code Linkage topics.

The Medical Insurance Coding Workbook for Physician Practices is designed to help users master the information needed to pass the coding certification exams and become employable. The precise and tightly focused nature of the workbook helps instructors to readily gauge students’ levels of coding proficiency.



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073522050
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/04/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


To the Student     ix
To the Instructor     ix
ICD-9-CM     1
Locating Correct Codes     2
Applying Coding Guidelines     3
V Codes (V01-V84)
Coding Tip: V Codes-Primary or Supplementary     5
E Codes (E800-E999)
Coding Tip: E Codes-A Supplementary Classification     7
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (001-139)
Coding Tip: "Includes" Notes     9
Neoplasms (140-239)
Coding Tip: The Neoplasm Table     11
Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases, and Immunity Disorders (240-279)
Coding Tip: The Highest Level of Specificity- Fourth and Fifth Digits     13
Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs (280-289)
Coding Tip: The Colon and the Brace in the Tabular List     15
Mental Disorders (290-319)
Coding Tip: The Abbreviations NEC and NOS     17
Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs (320-389)
Coding Tip: "Code First Underlying Disease" Instruction     19
Diseases of the Circulatory System (390-459)
Coding Tip: "Excludes" Notes     21
Coding Tip: Hypertension     23
Diseases of the Respiratory System (460-519)
Coding Tip: Chronic Versus Acute Conditions     25
Diseases of the Digestive System (520-579)
Coding Tip: Combination Codes     27
Diseases of the Genitourinary System(580-629)
Coding Tip: "Use Additional Code" Instruction     29
Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (630-677)
Coding Tip: Mothers' Conditions     31
Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (680-709)
Coding Tip: Notes at the Beginning of a Chapter     33
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (710-739)
Coding Tip: Fifth-Digit Subclassifications by Site     35
Congenital Anomalies (740-759)
Coding Tip: Congenital Anomalies and Patients' Ages     37
Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (760-779)
Coding Tip: Infants' Conditions     39
Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions (780-799)
Coding Tips: High Blood Pressure; HIV Codes     41
Injury and Poisoning (800-999)
Coding Tips: Open Versus Closed Fractures; Burns     43
Coding Tip: Poisoning Versus Adverse Effects     46
Coding Tip: Late Effects     47
Coding Quiz: ICD-9-CM     49
CPT and HCPCS     55
Locating Correct Codes     56
Applying Coding Guidelines     58
Modifiers
Coding Tip: Bilateral and Unilateral Codes     59
Evaluation and Management (99201-99499)     61
Coding Tips: Consultation or Referral?; Problems Treated During Preventive Medicine Service     64
Anesthesia Section (00100-01999)
Coding Tip: Anesthesia Modifiers and Qualifying Circumstances Codes     67
Surgery Section     69
Integumentary System (10040-19499)
Coding Tip: Codes for Add-On Procedures     71
Musculoskeletal System (20000-29999)
Coding Tip: Package Codes and Global Periods     73
Respiratory System (30000-32999)
Coding Tip: Codes That Include Conscious Sedation     77
Cardiovascular System (33010-37799)
Coding Tip: Radiological Supervision and Interpretation     79
Hemic and Lymphatic Systems; Mediastinum and Diaphragm (38100-39599)
Coding Tip: Surgical Procedures Include Diagnostic Procedures     83
Digestive System (40490-49999)
Coding Tip: Separate Procedures     85
Urinary System (50010-53899)
Coding Tip: Procedures Performed Using Various Techniques or Approaches     87
Male Genital System; Intersex Surgery (54000-55980)
Coding Tip: Biopsies     89
Female Genital System; Maternity Care and Delivery (56405-59899)
Coding Tip: The Obstetric Package     91
Endocrine System; Nervous System (60000-64999)
Coding Tip: Procedures Exempt from the -51 Modifier     93
Eye and Ocular Adnexa; Auditory System; Operating Microscope (65091-69990)
Coding Tip: Operating Microscope     95
Radiology Section (70010-79999)
Coding Tip: Unlisted Procedures and Special Reports     97
Pathology and Laboratory Section (80048-89356)
Coding Tip: Panels     99
Medicine Section (90281-99602)
Coding Tip: Injections     101
Coding Tip: Cardiac Catheterization     103
Category II Codes (0500F-4011F)     105
Coding Tip: Category II Code Updates     105
Category III Codes (0003T-0088T)     107
Coding Tip: Category III Code Updates     107
Health Care Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)     109
Coding Tip: Locating Correct HCPCS Codes     110
HCPCS Level II National Codes and Modifiers     111
Coding Quiz: CPT and HCPCS     113
Coding Linkage and Compliance     121
Code Linkage     122
Common Coding Errors     122
Coding Compliance     122
Coding Tip: Verifying Linkage     125
Coding Tip: Selecting the Primary Diagnosis     127
Coding Tip: Reporting Chronic or Undiagnosed Conditions     129
Coding Tip: Using V and E Codes for a Clear Picture of an Encounter     131
Coding Tip: Avoiding Unspecified Diagnostic Codes     133
Coding Tip: Reporting Surgical Diagnoses and Complications     135
Coding Tips: Reporting Bundled (Global) Procedures and Laboratory Panels; Using Correct Code Sets      137
Coding Quiz: Compliance     139
Appendixes
ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting Outpatient Services     143
CPT Modifiers: Description and Common Use in Main Text Sections     145
Blank Answer Sheets for Quizzes     147

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