Professional Review Guide for CCS Exam, 2014 Edition

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Take your career to the next level with PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS EXAMINATION, 2014 EDITION! A thoroughly updated text forms the foundation of this comprehensive learning package, while a variety of interactive tools give you hands-on practice in the formats you want most. The reader-friendly text meets all requirements set by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam, including current code sets, procedures, standards, electronic ...

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Overview

Take your career to the next level with PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS EXAMINATION, 2014 EDITION! A thoroughly updated text forms the foundation of this comprehensive learning package, while a variety of interactive tools give you hands-on practice in the formats you want most. The reader-friendly text meets all requirements set by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam, including current code sets, procedures, standards, electronic medical records, HIPAA and other laws, and discussions about the 2014 switchover from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM. The ideal resource for HIM professionals in hospitals and clinical environments everywhere, PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS EXAMINATION, 2014 EDITION helps you master skills through online quizzing, flashcards, coding case studies, discussion questions, study tips, and several mock exams.

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"I do recommend this book to colleagues for adoption in their coding certificate programs and to individuals studying for the CCS examination. The review book is well organized and describes the necessary content areas the learner needs to study. The general and specific questions provide what is expected on the examination."

"it is the best study tool available to prep for the CCS. When I took my CCS examination, this is my primary study method."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285735481
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/26/2014
  • Pages: 768
  • Sales rank: 457,236
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Schnering is an adjunct instructor of HIM at St. Petersburg College, and serves on its advisory board. In addition to experience as an HIM supervisor and consultant, she is the founder and owner of PRG Publishing Inc., where she published the first Professional Review Guides. Ms. Schering has served as president of GCHIMA and on FHIMA's board of directors, where she twice received the FHIMA Literary Award. She is also a member of AHIMA and the Assembly on Education (AOE). In addition to a B.S.in business administration from the University of South Florida, she is a graduate of the health information management program at St. Petersburg College, and holds both CCS and RHIA certifications.

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Table of Contents

1. Examination Study Strategies and Resources. 2. Coding Review. 3. Health Data Content, Requirements, and Standards. 4. Medical Science. 5. Classification Systems and Secondary Data Sources. 6. Medical Billing and Reimbursement Systems. 7. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PSC Coding. 8. CPT Coding. 9. CCS Case Study Coding Review. 10. CCS Case Study Coding Review Answer Key. 11. CCS Mock Examinations for Section 1 and Section 2. 12. CCS Mock Examination for Section 3: Coding Cases. 13. CCS Mock Examination Section 3 Answer Key. Appendix A: Pharmacology. Appendix B: Laboratory Testing. Appendix C: Official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PSC Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Evaluation Form.

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