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ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2013 Edition

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Completely updated and filled with user-friendly features, ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS medical coding all in one practical, hands-on resource! Leading medical coding authorities, Karla Lovaasen and Jennifer Schwerdtfeger, combine basic coding principles with clear examples and challenging exercises to give you a thorough understanding of diagnosis coding in the hospital and physician office.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • UPDATED! Includes the latest ICD-10 code revisions to ensure you have the most up-to-date information available.

Key Features

    • Dedicated ICD-10-CM/PCS coverage thoroughly prepares you for the proposed October 2014 ICD-10 implementation date.
    • 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 provides a context for coding and familiarizes you with documents you’ll encounter on the job.
    • MS-DRG documentation and reimbursement details guide you through this key component of the coding process.
    • Disease coverage with illustrations and coding examples helps you understand how commonly encountered conditions relate to ICD-10-CM coding.
    • Numerous coding exercises and examples in each chapter break key content into manageable segments and challenge you to apply chapter concepts to solve problems.
    • A&P content in each coding chapter includes full-color illustrations to clarify important anatomy and physiology concepts that are essential for proper coding.
    • Drug data familiarizes you with medication names you may encounter in medical records for greater coding accuracy.

Author Information

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

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ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2013 Edition
  • Paperback
  • 768 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4249-3
  • Next Edition ISBN:
    978-1-4557-7260-5
  • Copyright: 2013