Physician Coding Exam Review 2013: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM

Physician Coding Exam Review 2013: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM

by Carol J. Buck
     
 

ISBN-10: 1455745758

ISBN-13: 9781455745753

Pub. Date: 12/25/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Build the confidence to succeed on the AAPC CPC® certification exam and take your medical coding career to the next step with CPC® Coding Exam Review 2013: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM! Reflecting the expert insight of leading coding educator Carol J. Buck, this complete exam review guides you step-by-step through

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Build the confidence to succeed on the AAPC CPC® certification exam and take your medical coding career to the next step with CPC® Coding Exam Review 2013: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM! Reflecting the expert insight of leading coding educator Carol J. Buck, this complete exam review guides you step-by-step through all of the content covered on the CPC® exam, including anatomy and terminology for each organ system; reimbursement concepts; an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding; and more. Plus, two practice exams and a final exam modeled on the actual CPC® exam simulate the exam experience to give you a head start on certification success.


• Comprehensive review content based on the AAPC CPC®
exam covers everything you need to know to pass your exams.
• Companion Evolve website
includes a pre-exam and post-exam with answers and rationales that allow you to track your learning, identify areas where you need more study, and overcome test anxiety.
• A final exam
located in the text simulates the actual testing experience you’ll encounter when you take the CPC® exam.
• Concise outline format
helps you quickly access key information and study more efficiently.

NEW! Real-world, physician-based coding cases provide extra practice and preparation for the CPC exam.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455745753
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/25/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Success Strategies

Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

Unit 1: Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology

  1. Integumentary System
  2. Musculoskeletal System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Cardiovascular System
  5. Female Genital System 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 1 Quiz Answers

Unit 2: Reimbursement Issues

  1. Reimbursement Issues
  2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)
  3. Federal Register
  4. Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO)
  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 3: 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
  5. Using the ICD-9-CM

Unit 4: Coding Challenge

  1. Examinations
  2. Pre-Examination and Post-Examination
  3. 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

Appendix H: Practice Exercises Answers and Rationales

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