Professional Review Guide for the CCS Examination, 2013 Edition

Professional Review Guide for the CCS Examination, 2013 Edition

by Patricia Schnering
     
 

The PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS EXAMINATION, 2013 EDITION, is an essential, effective preparation tool for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam. This comprehensive learning package includes a reader-friendly, content-rich text, now featuring online interactive quizzing, accessible via

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The PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS EXAMINATION, 2013 EDITION, is an essential, effective preparation tool for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam. This comprehensive learning package includes a reader-friendly, content-rich text, now featuring online interactive quizzing, accessible via Printed Access Code bound into the front cover of the book. An available WebTutor™ supplement adds versatile online course management tools, including exam content, flashcards, course objectives, class notes, and discussion questions. Thorough and up-to-date, this invaluable guide covers critical information to help students pass the exam and prepare for professional success, including material on current code sets and AHIMA standards; recent changes to ICD-9-CM, CPT, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS; electronic medical records; HIPAA requirements; and relevant laws, standards, and procedures. In addition to mock exams modeled closely to actual AHIMA exams, the guide includes study tips, coding case studies, quizzes and activities linked to AHIMA competencies to help students hone their skills by assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures for a variety of patient settings.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133607335
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/24/2013
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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-9-CM 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-9-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Evaluation Form.

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