Coder's Resource Handbook


  • Marsha Diamond, CPC, CPC-H, Program Director & Instructor, Coding and Health Information, Central Florida College, Orlando, FL, USA

This portable, spiral-bound reference may be used with any coding textbook in a medical insurance, billing, and coding program. It's also a handy reference for practicing coders who need quick access to common information or a quick brush-up on common coding rules, terminology, abbreviations, and acronyms. Easy to carry and refer to, this book eliminates the need to rely on bulky reference books for the commonly used codes.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3753-8

Table of Contents

1. Common Reference Tools




2. ICD-9-CM Coding Reference Tools

General ICD-9-CM Book Index

General VCode/E Code Index

Trauma Index

ICD-9-CM Guidelines

Adverse Affects Drugs/Poisoning Decision Tree

Pregnancy Coding Decision Tree

Source Document Illustrations

Specialty Coding Guidelines

Common ICD-9-CM Codes by Specialty

Common ICD-9-CM Codes by Type

3. CPT Coding Reference Tools

CPT Book Index

General Guidelines

Modifier Codes Grid

Other CPT Guidelines

Source Documents

Specific CPT Coding Guidelines

4. Auditing Tools

Data Entry

Claims Review Process

Chart-Audit Logsheet

E&M Audit Worksheet

Practice Protocol Worksheet