Facility Coding Exam Review 2013, The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM

Facility Coding Exam Review 2013

The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM

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


Success Strategies

Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

Unit 1: Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology

  1. Integumentary System
  2. Musculoskeletal System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Cardiovascular System
  5. Female Genital System and Pregnancy
  6. Male Genital System
  7. Urinary System
  8. Digestive System
  9. Mediastinum and Diaphragm
  10. Hemic and Lymphatic System
  11. Endocrine System
  12. Nervous System
  13. Senses
  14. Unit 1 Quiz Answers

Unit 2: Reimbursement Issues and Data Quality

  1. Reimbursement Issues
  2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)
  3. Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs)
  4. Prospective Payment Systems (PPS)
  5. Medicare Severity Diagnosis-Related Groups (MS-DRG)
  6. Post Acute Transfer
  7. Present on Admission Indicator (POA)
  8. Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC)
  9. Revenue Codes
  10. Data Quality
  11. Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
  12. Managed Health Care
  13. Abbreviations
  14. Reimbursement Terminology
  15. Reimbursement Quiz
  16. Reimbursement Quiz Answers

Unit 3: Overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding

  1. Introduction to Medical Coding
  2. CPT
  3. HCPCS Coding
  4. ICD-9-CM Overview
  5. Using ICD-9-CM
  6. ICD-9-CM Chapters 1-10
  7. ICD-9-CM Chapters 11-14
  8. ICD-9-CM Chapters 15-21
  9. Outpatient Coding
  10. ICD-9-PCS, Reporting Inpatient Procedures

Unit 4: Coding Challenge

  1. Examinations
  2. Guidelines
  3. Pre-Examination and Post-Examination
  4. Final Examination
  5. Grading of the Examination
  6. Acuity Sheet
  7. Pre-/Post-Examination, Part II
  8. Final Examination, Part II

Appendix A: Resources (Web-Based)

Appendix B: Medical Terminology

Appendix C: Combining Forms

Appendix D: Prefixes

Appendix E: Suffixes

Appendix F: Abbreviations

Appendix G: Further Text Resources

Appendix H: Pharmacology Review

Appendix I: Practice Exercises Answers and Rationales

Index