The Practice Step: Facility-Based Coding Cases, 2012 Edition book cover

The Practice Step: Facility-Based Coding Cases, 2012 Edition

Perfect your coding skills and position yourself for career advancement with real-world facility-based coding practice developed by leading coding educator Carol J. Buck. The Practice Step: Facility-Based Coding Cases, 2012 Edition presents realistic patient cases reflecting both inpatient and outpatient settings to give you the extra practice you need to remain competitive in the medical coding marketplace, learn to code with both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM and prepare for the CCS and CPC-H certification exams.

Paperback, 192 Pages

Published: December 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0752-2

Contents

  • 1. Integumentary

    Case 1: Excision, Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Case 2: Ulcer Repair

    Case 3: Ulcer Debridement

    Case 4: Dressing Change

    Case 5: Split Thickness Skin Graft

    Case 6: Flap with Debridement

    Case 7: Lesion Excision

    Case 8: Incision and Drainage

    2. Gastrointestinal

    Case 9: Sigmoidoscopy

    Case 10: Colonoscopy

    Case 11: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

    Case 12: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

    Case 13: Colonoscopy through Colostomy

    Case 14: Colonoscopy with Polypectomy

    Case 15: Colonoscopy with Polypectomy

    Case 16: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

    Case 17: Colonoscopy with Biopsies

    3. Nephrology

    Case 18: Plasma Exchange

    Case 19: Kidney Biopsy

    Case 20: Plasma Exchange

    Case 21: Kidney Biopsy

    Case 22: Central Venous Placement

    4. Neurology/Neurosurgery

    Case 23: Lumbar Puncture

    Case 24: Electroencephalogram Report

    Case 25: Carpal Tunnel Release

    Case 26: Discectomy

    Case 27: Ventricular Puncture

    Case 28: Electroencephalogram Report

    Case 29: Insertion of Intrathecal Catheter and Pump

    5. Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery and Ophthalmology

    Case 30: Hysteroscopy

    Case 31: Amniocentesis

    Case 32: Dacryocystorhinostomy

    Case 33: Blepharoplasty

    Case 34: Removal Caruncle

    6. Orthopedic

    Case 35: Anterior and Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

    Case 36: Meniscectomy

    Case 37: Synovectomy

    Case 38: Closed Reduction

    Case 39: Arthroplasty

    Case 40: Mosaicplasty

    Case 41: Arthroscopy

    7. Otorhinolaryngology

    Case 42: Tympanostomy

    Case 43: Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and Tonsillectomy

    Case 44: Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

    Case 45: Myringotomy and Tympanostomy

    Case 46: Septoplasty

    Case 47: Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

    Case 48: Tonsillectomy

    Case 49: Myringotomy

    Case 50: Septoplasty and Turbinoplasty

    Case 51: Bronchoscopy

    Case 52: Nocturnal Polysomnogram Study

    Case 53: Walking 02 Desaturation Study

    Case 54: Pulmonary Function Study

    Case 55: Right Chest Tube Placement

    Case 56: Bronchoscopy

    Case 57: Swan-Ganz Insertion

    8. General Surgery

    Case 58: Circumcision

    Case 59: Cystoscopy

    Case 60: Hernia Repair

    Case 61: Removal Dialysis Catheter

    Case 62: Catheter Removal

    Case 63: Cholangiopancreatogram and Sphincterotomy

    Case 64: Cholecystectomy

    Case 65: Dissection and Excision Lymph Node

    Case 66: Aspiration and Biopsy

    9. Emergency Department

    Case 67: Neck Pain

    Case 68: Back and Abdominal Pain

    Case 69: Chest Pain

    Case 70: Foot Injury

    Case 71: Leg Laceration

    Case 72: Left Lower Quadrant Pain

    Case 73: Body Ache, Fever and Headache

    Case 74: Chest Congestion

    Case 75: Hematuria

    Case 76: Fall

    10. Diagnostic Radiology

    Case 77: Ultrasound, Carotid

    Case 78: Ultrasound, Pelvic and Transvaginal

    Case 79: Ultrasound, Renal

    Case 80: Ultrasound, OB

    Case 81: Umbilical Arterial Doppler

    Case 82: Ultrasound, Fetal

    Case 83: Ultrasound, Abdominal

    Case 84: Computed Tomography, Groin

    Case 85: Computed Tomography, Chest

    Case 86: Computer Tomography, Cranial

    Case 87: Computer Tomography, Neck

    Case 88: Computed Tomography, Neck

    Case 89: Computed Tomography, Sinusitis

    Case 90: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Forefoot

    Case 91: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Renal

    Case 92: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Finger

    Case 93: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Brain

    Case 94: Doppler Study, Arterial

    Case 95: X-Ray, Chest

    Case 96: X-Ray, Video Pharyngogram

    Case 97: X-Ray, Abdomen

    11. Interventional Radiology, Radiation Oncology, and Nuclear Medicine

    Case 98: Aspiration and Biopsy, Right Hip

    Case 99: Insertion Peripheral Catheter

    Case 100: Tunneled Catheter

    Case 101: Radiation Oncology Treatment Planning

    Case 102: Radiation Oncology 3D Simulation

    Case 103: Brachytherapy

    Case 104: Myocardial Perfusion Scan

    Case 105: Nuclear Stress Test

    12. Cardiology

    Case 106: Cardioversion

    Case 107: Pharmacological Nuclear Perfusion Stress Test

    Case 108: Echocardiogram

    Case 109: Adenosine Myoview Stress Test

    Case 110: Stress Test

    Case 111: Cardiac Catheterization Report

    Case 112: Cardiac Catheterization Report

    13. Inpatient Cases

    Case 113: Fracture, Hip

    Case 114: Arthroplasty

    Case 115: Breast Cancer

    Case 116: Groin Pain

    Appendix: Coding Answers to Patient Cases

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