Adams' Coding and Reimbursement - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323046190, 9780323277396

Adams' Coding and Reimbursement

3rd Edition

A Simplified Approach

Authors: Wanda Adams
eBook ISBN: 9780323277396
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 25th April 2008
Page Count: 352


Combining the basics of coding, insurance, and reimbursement in one concise text, this reader-friendly resource is your key to understanding the fundamentals of medical billing and coding. Clearly organized, full-color chapters guide you through the entire coding and claims process, detailing coding rules and applications, insurance guidelines, and the reimbursement system, all accompanied by real-world practice to help you apply what you’ve learned in the field!

Key Features

  • Highlighted examples illustrate concepts in realistic medical office settings to enhance your understanding.
  • Coding exercises teach you how to correctly code using the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 manuals.
  • Test Your Knowledge questions within each chapter help you assess your strengths and weaknesses and prepare for exams.
  • Critical thinking problems challenge you to apply chapter concepts to common coding scenarios.
  • Code It and Claim It! software familiarizes you with a professional coding claim interface similar to programs you’ll use on the job and provides real-world practice with actual patient cases.
  • Key term lists and an extensive glossary reinforce your understanding of important coding and insurance terminology.

Table of Contents

  1. Diagnostic Coding: International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM)

    2. Service and Procedural Coding: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

    3. Understanding Insurance Policies

    4. Medicare and Medicaid

    5. Insurance Claim Forms

    6. Accounts Receivable

    7. Legal Issues

    8. Putting It All Together



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About the Author

Wanda Adams

Affiliations and Expertise

Wanda L. Adams and Associates, Inc., Troy, TN