Key Features

  • Companion Evolve website includes exams that simulate the CCS exam's electronic format and helps you overcome test anxiety.
    • Pre-, post-, and final exams let you track your learning.
    • Answers and rationales reinforce your understanding of coding concepts.
    • Industry updates, study tips, and helpful web links aid your understanding.

  • Concise outline format gives you quick and easy access to content and helps you make the most of your study time.
  • Comprehensive CCS coverage highlights essential information for passing the AHIMA CCS exam, accompanied by detailed figures, for the most efficient exam review.
  • A companion Evolve Resources website enhances your review with industry updates, study tips, and helpful web links.

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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. Unit I 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 t


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