Code more efficiently and effectively with Carol J. Buck's 2014 ICD-10-CM Draft Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this reference combines Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. It simplifies ICD-10 diagnosis to ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement for outpatient medical services. Full-color images and clear explanations of A&P, pathology, and medical terminology make it easy to develop the knowledge needed to assign the appropriate ICD-10-CM codes.
American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic® citations provide reference information regarding official ICD-10-CM coding advice that will enhance understanding of specific codes.
NEW!CC (Complications & Comorbidities) and MCC (Major Complications & Comorbidities) Exclusions call attention to CC and MCC exceptions.
Guide to the Updates lists all new and revised codes, providing quick access to the annual changes.
Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting(OGCRs) are listed and alsointegrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to the official coding rules.
Unique!Full-color Netter’s anatomy art is cross-referenced within the Tabular List to help you understand anatomy and how it will affect choosing codes.
More than 150 full-color illustrations provide visual orientation and help you understand difficult terminology, diseases/conditions, or coding in a specific category.
Additional elements within specific codes define terms and supply additional coding instruction to aid in understanding difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category.
Symbols and highlights show which codes are an Unacceptable Principle Diagnosis and identify codes that call for the use of additional character(s).
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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