Understanding Procedural Coding: A Worktext / Edition 2

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Overview

UNDERSTANDING PROCEDURAL CODING: A WORKTEXT, Second Edition is a comprehensive, hands-on worktext that will help your students gain confidence in procedural coding. Procedures are illustrated to clarify concepts and practice exercises are provided throughout so your students can test themselves as they progress. Used in conjunction with their CPT and HCPCS Level II manuals, this learning resource will help your students master procedural coding for all medical specialties. UNDERSTANDING PROCEDURAL CODING: A WORKTEXT, Second Edition allows your students to answer questions right in the book, making it both a learning tool and a personalized resource. 30-day free trial of Ingenix's EncoderPro included.

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"It has worked well for me since I adopted it last fall. My students do well with it and are not overwhelmed (or bored) with too much material as they often were with my previous textbook. This text provides just the right balance—adequate information presented in a simplistic manner with plenty of practice and review exercises."
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"It has worked well for me since I adopted it last fall. My students do well with it and are not overwhelmed (or bored) with too much material as they often were with my previous textbook. This text provides just the right balance--adequate information presented in a simplistic manner with plenty of practice and review exercises."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111037468
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/22/2010
  • Series: Health Information Management Product Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Jo Bowie is the owner of Health Information Professional Services, a medical records consulting firm for the health care industry. She was an instructor of Health Information Technology at Broome Community College for fifteen years, teaching Inpatient Coding, Ambulatory Care Coding, Quality Assurance, Survey of Health care and Computers in Health care. Ms. Bowie is a registered Health Information Administrator and an accredited Health Information Technician. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), served on the New York State Health Information Association Board of Directors, and was education director for the Ambulatory Coding Guideline Committee. Ms. Bowie was also nominated for the National Award for Literacy Contribution to Profession. A national and regional speaker on ICD-9-CM, CPT, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS, she writes courses and a variety of texts from Cengage Learning. Ms. Bowie holds AA, BS, and MS degrees.

Regina Schaffer is a Reimbursement Educator Specialist for United Health Services in Johnson City, New York. She works with approximately 45 providers educating them on both ICD-9 and CPT coding. Ms. Schaffer also works as a consultant in Binghamton, New York and is an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Broome Community College. Ms. Schaffer is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), past secretary for the local AAPC Chapter from 2000 to 2002 and is a frequently requested speaker on ICD-9-CM and CPT Coding. Ms. Schaffer co-authored UNDERSTANDING ICD-9-CM and UNDERSTANDING PROCEDURAL CODING with Ms. Mary Jo Bowie. She is an accredited Health Information Technician, a Certified Professional Coder and holds a Bachelor of Science degree.

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Table of Contents

Preface. About The Authors. Reviewers. 1. Introduction to Current Procedural Terminology. 2. Modifiers. 3. Evaluation and Management. 4. Anesthesia. 5. Surgery and The Integumentary System. 6. Musculoskeletal System. 7. Respiratory System. 8. Cardiovascular System. 9. Hemic and Lymphatic Systems. 10. Mediastinum and Diaphragm. 11. Digestive System. 12. Urinary System. 13. Male Genital System. 14. Female Genital System. 15. Maternity Care and Delivery. 16. Endocrine System. 17. Nervous System. 18. Eye and Ocular Adnexa. 19. Auditory System and Operating Microscope. 20. Radiology. 21. Pathology And Laboratory. 22. Medicine. 23. HCPCS Codes Appendix I: Billing Forms (CMS-1500 and Ub-04). Appendix II: Surgical Positions. Appendix III: Abdominopelvic Divisions. Appendix IV: 1997 Documentation Guidelines For Evaluation. and Management Services. Glossary. Index.

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