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The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2013 Edition

Learning advanced medical coding concepts is easy with Carol J. Buck's proven, step-by-step method! The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2013 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 transition to ICD-10-CM with the help of Carol J. Buck!

Paperback, 648 Pages

Published: December 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4485-5

Contents

    1. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services
    2. Medicine
    3. Radiology
    4. Pathology and Laboratory
    5. Integumentary System
    6. Cardiovascular System
    7. Digestive System, Hemic/Lymphatic System, and Mediastinum/Diaphragm
    8. Musculoskeletal System
    9. Respiratory System
    10. Urinary, Male Genital, and Endocrine Systems
    11. Female Genital System and Maternity Care/Delivery
    12. Nervous System
    13. Eye and Auditory Systems
    14. Anesthesia

    Appendix A. E/M Audit Form

    Appendix B. CMS AB-01-44

    Appendix C. Resources

    Appendix D. Abbreviations

    Appendix E. Answers to Every Other Case

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