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The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2013 Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

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New to This Edition

    • Stronger focus on auditing cases prepares you to assign correct codes to complicated records, as well as audit records for accuracy. 
    • Updated content presents the latest coding information so you can practice with the most current information available.

Key Features

    • Auditing cases in every chapter offer realistic experience with auditing coded reports. 
    • UNIQUE! Evaluation and Management (E/M) Audit Forms, developed to determine the correct E/M codes, simplify the coding process and help you ensure accuracy.
    • Dual Coding prepares you for the switch to ICD-10 by accompanying all ICD-9 answers with corresponding codes from ICD-10-CM.
    • Realistic patient cases simulate the professional coding experience by using actual medical records (with personal patient details changed or removed), allowing you to practice coding with advanced material.
    • UNIQUE! Netter anatomy plates in each chapter help you understand anatomy and how it affects coding.
    • From the Trenches boxes in each chapter highlight real-life medical coders and provide practical tips, advice, and encouragement.
    • More than 175 illustrations and a full-color design make advanced concepts more accessible and visually engaging.

Author Information

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

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The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2013 Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
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