Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2012 Edition

By

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

Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with comprehensive coverage from the most trusted source in the field! Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2012 Edition is the practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all of today's coding systems by providing an in-depth introduction to essential coding concepts followed by practice exercises that reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, the 2012 edition offers complete coverage of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system in preparation for the transition in 2013. No other text on the market so thoroughly prepares you for all coding systems in one source!
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Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4382-7


Table of Contents

Unit 1: Reimbursement

1. Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance

Unit 2: ICD-10-CM

2. An Overview of the ICD-10-CM

3. ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines

4. Using ICD-10-CM

5. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 1-10)

6. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 11-14)

7. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 15-21)

Unit 3: ICD-9-CM

8. An Overview of the ICD-9-CM

9. ICD-9-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines

10. Using ICD-9-CM

11. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-9-CM Chapters 1-8)

12. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-9-CM Chapters 9-17)

Unit 4: CPT and HCPCS

13. Introduction to the CPT and Level II National Codes (HCPCS)

14. Modifiers

15. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services

16. Anesthesia

17. Surgery Guidelines and General Surgery

18. Integumentary System

19. Musculoskeletal System

20. Respiratory System

21. Cardiovascular System

22. Hemic, Lymphatic, Mediastinum, and Diaphragm

23. Digestive System

24. Urinary and Male Genital Systems

25. Reproductive, Intersex Surgery, Female Genital System, and Maternity Care and Delivery

26. Endocrine and Nervous Systems

27. Eye, Ocular Adnexa, Auditory, and Operating Microscope

28. Radiology

29. Pathology/Laboratory

30. Medicine

Unit 5: Inpatient Coding

31. Inpatient Coding

Appendix A. Resources

Appendix B. Exercise Answers

Glossary

Coder's Index