Codebusters Coding Connection: A Documentation Guide for Compliant Coding / Edition 2 available in Other Format
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- Jones & Bartlett Learning
Codebusters Coding Connection, Second Edition provides critical information that physicians, residents, medical students, and coders need for documentation to result in accurate and compliant coding. Revised to reflect changes in current payment systems, new national coding guidelines, and evolving medical terminology, this new edition includes these important updates: The latest ICD-9-CM and CPT guidelines Explains how language and terminology will change when ICD-10 is implemented New coding categories for emerging diseases like SARS and West Nile virus New systems for outpatient coding HIPAA mandated standardized code sets New measures taken by OIG to ensure coding accuracy to combat fraud Expanded diagnosis and procedure sections With documentation rules and checklists for dozens of diagnosis and procedure categories, this book makes an ideal training tool and assists compliance officers in demonstrating that their institutions are following OIG guidelines. Its small size, inviting format, easy-to-read content and low price make it an invaluable resource for clinicians and coding/billing staff in all settings.