Key Features

  • Comprehensive CCS coverage highlights essential information for passing the AHIMA CCS exam, accompanied by detailed figures, for the most efficient exam review.
  • Concise outline format gives you quick and easy access to content and helps you make the most of your study time.
  • Bound-in companion CD includes Pre-, Post-, and Final Exams and simulates the actual exam's electronic format to bolster your test-taking confidence.
  • Answers and rationales for exams reinforce your understanding of coding concepts.
  • A companion Evolve Resources website enhances your review with industry updates, study tips, and helpful web links.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Success Strategies

Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

UNIT I Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology

1. Integumentary System

2. Musculoskeletal System

3. Respiratory System

4. Cardiovascular System  

5. Female Genital System and Pregnancy

6. Male Genital System

7. Urinary System

8. Digestive System

9. Mediastinum and Diaphragm

10. Hemic and Lymphatic System

11. Endocrine System

12. Nervous System

13. Senses

14. Anatomy and Terminology Quiz Answers

15. Pathophysiology Quiz Answers

UNIT II Reimbursement Issues and Data Quality

1. Reimbursement Issues

2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)

3. Ambulatory Patient Classifications (APCs)

4. Prospective Payment Systems (PPS)

5. Medicare Severity Diagnosis- Related Groups (MS-DRG)

6. Post Acute Transfer

7. Present on Admission Indicator (POA)

8. Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC)

9. Revenue Codes

10. Data Quality

11. Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

12. Managed Health Care

13. Abbreviations

14. Reimbursement Terminology

15. Reimbursement Quiz

16. Reimbursement Quiz Answers

UNIT III Overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding

1. Introduction to Medical Coding

2. CPT

3. HCPCS Coding

4. An Overview of the ICD-9-CM

5. Using the ICD-9-CM

UNIT IV Coding Challenge

1. Examinations

2. Guidelines

3. Pre-/Post-Examination Cases, Part II

4. Final Examination Cases, Part II

5. Grading of the Examination

6. Acuity Sheet

7. Pre-/Post-Examination, Part II

8. Final Examination, Part II

Details

No. of pages:
584
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437716559
Electronic ISBN:
9781455703418

About the author

Carol Buck

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN