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Mastering Medical Coding

Medical coding will become second nature with Mastering Medical Coding, 4th Edition! Created with students in mind, this text is approachable and packed with real-life practice exercises, and teaches students how to use physician documentation as the basis for complete, accurate coding. You’ll strengthen your coding skills with exercises from Godfrey Medical—a simulated medical practice— Stop and Practice exercises, and additional exercises found in the student workbook and Evolve companion website. Visual and tear-out “tools” provide real applications for coding. Teachers benefit with a text that emphasizes actual patient record and documentation and is fully updated to reflect new codes and coding guidelines. In addition to fully updated content, the new edition has new content on anatomy and physiology, expanded discussion of the use of the medical record in coding, streamlined coding tools, and improved examples. Become prepared for a career in medical coding with Mastering Medical Coding, 4th Edition.

Paperback, 806 Pages

Published: October 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5035-3


  • Introduction

    Section I: Crucial Role of Documentation, Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology in the Coding Process

    1. Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology Review

    2. Crucial Role of Documentation

    Section II: ICD-9-CM Diagnostic Coding

    3. Determining Physician Diagnosis

    4. Using the ICD-9-CM Code Book

    5. V Codes and E Codes

    6. ICD-9-CM Tables

    7. Coding Special Complexities

    8. ICD-10-CM

    Section III: CPT and HCPCS Procedural Coding

    9. Determining Codeable Services and Applying Modifiers

    10. Using CPT

    11. Evaluation and Management Services

    12. Anesthesia Services

    13. Surgery Services

    14. Coding Complexities of Surgical Procedures

    15. Radiology Services

    16. Pathology Services

    17. Medicine Services

    18. HCPCS Level II Codes

    Section IV: The Reimbursement Perspective

    19. Coding from a Reimbursement Perspective

    Section V: Facility Coding and Reimbursement Processes

    20. Hospital and Facility Coding

    21. Hospital and Facility Reimbursement Process

    Section VI: Monitoring/Compliance and Certification Review

    22. Monitoring and Compliance Process

    23. The Certification Process

    24. You Learned It, You Earned It: Get that Coding Job!


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