The Next Step, Advanced Medical Coding 2012 EditionBy
- Carol Buck, MS, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN
Learning advanced medical coding concepts is easy with Carol J. Buck's proven, step-by-step method! The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding, 2012 Edition provides an in-depth understanding of physician-based medical coding and coding services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Patient cases reflect actual medical records -- with personal details changed or removed -- and give you real-world experience coding from physical documentation with advanced material. Enhance your clinical decision-making skills and learn to confidently pull the right information from documents, select the right codes, determine the correct sequencing of those codes, properly audit cases, and prepare for the 2013 transition to ICD-10-CM with the help of Carol J. Buck!
Paperback, 648 Pages
Published: December 2011
- 1. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services2. Medicine3. Radiology4. Pathology and Laboratory 5. Integumentary System6. Cardiovascular System7. Digestive System, Hemic/Lymphatic System, and Mediastinum/Diaphragm8. Musculoskeletal System 9. Respiratory System10. Urinary, Male Genital, and Endocrine Systems 11. Female Genital System and Maternity Care/Delivery 12. Nervous System13. Eye and Auditory Systems14. Anesthesia Appendix A: E/M Audit FormsAppendix B: CMS AB-01-44Appendix C: Resources Appendix D: Abbreviations Appendix E: Answers to every other case