Gain confidence in procedural coding with this comprehensive, hands-on worktext. Practice exercises are provided throughout to help you test yourself as you go, and procedures are illustrated to clarify concepts. When used in conjunction with your CPT manual, this learning resource will help you master procedural coding for all medical specialties. This worktext will allow you to answer questions right in the book, making it both a learning tool and a personalized resource.
"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."
From The Critics
"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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Meet the Author
Mary Jo Bowie, MS, BS, AAS, RHIA, RHIT, owns Health Information Professional Services, a medical record consulting firm in Binghamton, New York, and for more than 15 years has served as an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Broome Community College, teaching courses in medical coding, quality assurance, and computers in healthcare. She is also the author of UNDERSTANDING ICD-9-CM, UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM/PCS, UNDERSTANDING PROCEDURAL CODING, 2013 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS WORKBOOK. An active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), she has served on the New York State Health Information Association Board of Directors, where she was education director and a member of the Ambulatory Coding Guideline Committee. Ms. Bowie is a popular national speaker for ICD-9-CM, CPT and ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. She holds Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Science 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.
Chapter 1 Introduction to CPT Chapter 2 Modifiers Chapter 3 Evaluation and Management Chapter 4 Anesthesia Coding Chapter 5 Surgery and the Integumentary System Chapter 6 Musculoskeletal System Chapter 7 Respiratory System Chapter 8 Cardiovascular System Chapter 9 Hemic and Lymphatic Systems Chapter 10 Mediastinum and Diaphragm Chapter 11 Digestive System Chapter 12 Urinary System Chapter 13 Male Genital System Chapter 14 Female Genital System Chapter 15 Maternity Care and Delivery Chapter 16 Endocrine System Chapter 17 Nervous System Chapter 18 Eye and Ocular Adnexa Chapter 19 Auditory System and Operating Microscope Chapter 20 Radiology Chapter 21 Pathology and Laboratory Chapter 22 Medicine