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2015 ICD-9-CM for Physicians, Volumes 1 and 2, Standard Edition

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Code more efficiently and effectively with Carol J. Buck's 2015 ICD-9-CM for Physicians: Volumes 1 & 2, Standard Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this manual combines Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Its format makes it easy to access the ICD-9-CM information you need to stay up to date and ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement in physician-based and outpatient coding settings. In addition, you can take this resource into your certification exams for enhanced testing support!

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New to This Edition

    • UPDATED Coding Clinic® citations provide official ICD-9-CM coding advice, ensuring accurate coding by identifying the year, quarter, and page number for information about specific codes in the AHA’s Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM.

Key Features

    • Exclusive focus on ICD-9-CM: Volumes 1 & 2 provides clear, concise coverage of physician-based and hospital outpatient coding essentials.
    • Netter’s Anatomy art is included in the front of the book and cross referenced within the Tabular List to help you understand complex anatomic information and how it may affect choosing codes.
    • Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed in full and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to the official coding rules.
    • Use Additional Digit(s) symbol identifies codes in the index that require an additional digit and serves as a reminder to check the Tabular List.
    • Symbols and highlights identify codes that may require special consideration before coding, including:
      • Not First-Listed Diagnosis
      • Use Additional Digit(s)
      • Unspecified
      • Includes and Excludes
      • Use Additional Code First
    • Additional elements within specific codes provide you with useful hints, tips, and definitions to aid in understanding difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category.
    • Omit Codes and Code First draw attention to government material needing special attention.
    • Items are included throughout Diseases: Tabular List, Volume 1 to provide more information on common diseases and conditions to ensure that you code accurately.
    • Codingupdates.com companion website includes the latest changes to the ICD coding system.

Author Information

    By Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN

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2015 ICD-9-CM for Physicians, Volumes 1 and 2, Standard Edition
  • Paperback
  • 1072 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-35253-6
  • Copyright: 2015