Professional Review Guide for the CCS-P Examination, 2012 Edition

Professional Review Guide for the CCS-P Examination, 2012 Edition

by Patricia Schnering
     
 

The PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS-P EXAMINATION, 2012 EDITION, is an essential, effective preparation tool for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) exam. This comprehensive learning package includes a reader-friendly, content-rich book, along with a CD-ROM featuring additional

Overview

The PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS-P EXAMINATION, 2012 EDITION, is an essential, effective preparation tool for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) exam. This comprehensive learning package includes a reader-friendly, content-rich book, along with a CD-ROM featuring additional useful resources and interactive study tools. Thorough and up-to-date, this invaluable guide covers critical information to help you pass the exam and prepare for professional success, including material on current code sets and AHIMA standards, ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding, electronic medical records, HIPAA requirements, and relevant laws, standards, and procedures. In addition to mock exam questions and detailed answer keys, the guide includes study tips, coding case studies, and quizzes and activities linked to AHIMA competencies to help you hone your skills by assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures for a variety of physician practice settings.

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From the Publisher
"I recommend this book 100%! This is based on personal experience and feedback from other colleagues who have also used this book. I hold the PRG guides in high ranks and feel it is a definite 'must-have' book for CCA, CCS-P, CCS, RHIT, RHIA test-takers."Crystal A. Clack, MS, RHIA, CCS, Adjunct Faculty, DeVry University Online, Illinois

"I would recommend this book. I feel like the book gives an overview of what the student can expect when they are preparing to take the coding exam."Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, Program Director, Health Information Technology, Itawamba Community College, Tupelo, MS

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111643843
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/24/2012
Series:
Exam Review Guides Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(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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