Workbook for Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2012 Edition
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Strengthen your ability to code accurately and obtain the correct reimbursement for medical services with this helpful workbook. Specifically designed to parallel the content of Carol J. Buck's Step-By-Step Medical Coding 2012 Edition, it provides more than 1,000 questions and terminology exercises (with odd numbered answers provided) that cover both the ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis coding systems, and includes over 90 original source documents to familiarize you with the materials you'll encounter in practice.Table of Contents
New to This Edition
- Primary focus on ICD-10 prepares you for the upcoming 2013 transition with plenty of theory, practical exercises, and report activities covering the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system.
- Updated content reflects the latest coding developments so you can practice with the most current information available.
- Over 90 original source documents provide real-world experience to prepare you for employers' expectations.
- Dual coding in chapters 13-31 (where both ICD-10 and ICD-9 answers are provided for every question with an ICD answer) ensures you can code using the systems of both today and tomorrow.
- More than 1,000 questions and terminology exercises familiarize you with documents you will encounter in practice.
- Consistent question format with odd numbered answers provided mirrors the format of the main text to improve your coding skills and promote critical thinking.
- Original reports, cleared of all confidential information, simulate real-world experience in areas such as:
- Fracture repair with skeletal fixation
- Muscle repair
- Cesarean delivery
- Tubal ligation
By Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN