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2012 ICD-9-CM Coding Theory and Practice with ICD-10


Learn to code effectively with ICD-9-CM medical coding and gain a thorough introduction to ICD-10-CM/PCS coding all in one text! Whether you're learning to code for the first time or beginning the transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM/PCS, 2012 ICD-9-CM Coding Theory and Practice with ICD-10 delivers the fundamental understanding you need to succeed in hospital and physician settings and prepare for the October 2013 ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation. Leading medical coding authorities Karla Lovaasen and Jennifer Schwerdtfeger combine basic coding principles with proven, practical insight and the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OCGR) to equip you for complete professional success in the changing medical coding field.

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New to This Edition

    • Introduction to ICD-10-PCS chapter prepares you to code in inpatient facility settings after the October 2013 ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date.

Key Features

    • Coverage of both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS coding equips you for coding success today and in your future career.
    • ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OCGR) provide fast, easy access to the latest codes and examples for proper application.
    • Integrated medical record coverage familiarizes you with records and documents youÕll encounter on the job.
    • MS-DRG documentation and reimbursement details guide you through this key component of the coding process.
    • Line coding exercises and activities challenge you to apply chapter concepts to solve problems.
    • A&P content in each coding chapter includes full-color illustrations and clarifies important anatomy and physiology concepts.
    • Disease coverage details commonly encountered conditions related to ICD-9-CM coding.
    • Updated Coding Clinics references guide you to the latest coding insights from the American Hospital Association (AHA).
    • Procedure guidelines help you effectively apply ICD-9-CM Volume 3 codes for success in inpatient facility settings.
    • Drug data familiarizes you with medication names you may encounter in medical records for greater coding accuracy.
    • Companion Evolve website provides convenient online access to the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCR), medical and surgical root operations definitions, MS-DRG list, and answer keys.

Author Information

    By Karla R. Lovaasen, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, Coding and Consulting Services, Abingdon, MD, Jennifer Schwerdtfeger, BS, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CPC-H, Partner, Auditing & Coding Experts, LLC Crofton, Maryland

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2012 ICD-9-CM Coding Theory and Practice with ICD-10
  • Paperback
  • 832 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0545-0
  • Copyright: 2012