Key Features

  • Comprehensive review content based on the AAPC CPC® exam covers everything you need to know to pass your exam.
  • Concise outline format helps you quickly access key information and study more efficiently.
  • Companion Evolve website includes a Pre-Exam and Post-Exam with answers and rationales to help you identify areas of weakness and reinforce your understanding, plus study tips, web links, and additional study support.
  • A Final Exam located in the text simulates the actual testing experience you'll encounter when you take the CPC® exam.

Table of Contents

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. Unit 1 Quiz Answers

Unit II: Reimbursement Issues

1. Reimbursement Issues

2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)

3. Federal Register

4. Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO)

5. Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS)

6. Medicare Fraud and Abuse

7. Managed Health Care

8. Reimbursement Terminology

9. Reimbursement Quiz

10. 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. Final Examination

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: Medical Terminology

Appendix C: Combining Forms

Appendix D: Prefixes

Appendix E: Suffixes

Appendix F: Abbreviations

Appendix G: Further Text Resources

Details

No. of pages:
584
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781455706594
Electronic ISBN:
9781455753109

About the author

Carol Buck

Affiliations and Expertise

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