ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2013 Edition - 1st Edition

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2013 Edition

1st Edition

Authors: Karla Lovaasen Jennifer Schwerdtfeger
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

  1. The Rationale for and History of Coding
  2. The Health Record as the Foundation of Coding
  3. ICD-10-CM Format and Conventions
  4. Basic Steps of Coding
  5. General Coding Guidelines for Diagnosis
  6. General Coding Guidelines for Medical and Surgical Procedures
  7. General Coding Guidelines for Other Medical- and Surgical-Related Procedures and Ancillary Procedures
  8. Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings Not Elsewhere Classified, and Z Codes (ICD-10-CM Chapters 18 and 21, Codes R00-R99, Z00-Z99)
  9. Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (ICD-10-CM Chapter 1, Codes A00-B99)
  10. Neoplasms (ICD-10-CM Chapter 2, Codes C00-D49)
  11. Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism (ICD-10-CM Chapter 3, Codes D50-D89)
  12. Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases (ICD-10-CM Chapter 4, Codes E00-E89)
  13. Mental, Behavioral, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ICD-10-CM Chapter 5, Codes F01-F99)
  14. Diseases of the Nervous System, Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa, and Diseases of the Ear and Mastoid Process (ICD-10-CM Chapter 6, Codes G00-G99, Chapter 7, Codes H00-H59, and Chapter 8, Codes H60-H95)
  15. Diseases of the Circulatory System (ICD-10-CM Chapter 9, Codes I00-I99)
  16. Diseases of the Respiratory System (ICD-10-CM Chapter 10, Codes J00-J99)
  17. Diseases of the Digestive System (ICD-10-CM Chapter 11, Codes K00-K95)
  18. Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (ICD-10-CM Chapter 12, Codes L00-L99)
  19. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (ICD-10-CM Chapter 13, Codes M00-M99)
  20. Diseas

Description

Completely updated and filled with user-friendly features, ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS medical coding all in one practical, hands-on resource! Leading medical coding authorities, Karla Lovaasen and Jennifer Schwerdtfeger, combine basic coding principles with clear examples and challenging exercises to give you a thorough understanding of diagnosis coding in the hospital and physician office.

Key Features

  • Dedicated ICD-10-CM/PCS coverage thoroughly prepares you for the proposed October 2014 ICD-10 implementation date.
  • ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OCGR) provide fast, easy access to the latest codes and examples for proper application.
  • Integrated medical record coverage provides a context for coding and familiarizes you with documents you’ll encounter on the job.
  • MS-DRG documentation and reimbursement details guide you through this key component of the coding process.
  • Disease coverage with illustrations and coding examples helps you understand how commonly encountered conditions relate to ICD-10-CM coding.
  • Numerous coding exercises and examples in each chapter break key content into manageable segments and challenge you to apply chapter concepts to solve problems.
  • A&P content in each coding chapter includes full-color illustrations to clarify important anatomy and physiology concepts that are essential for proper coding.
  • Drug data familiarizes you with medication names you may encounter in medical records for greater coding accuracy.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455744954
eBook ISBN:
9781455775309

About the Authors

Karla Lovaasen Author

Affiliations and Expertise

AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer Coding and Consulting Services Abingdon, Maryland

Jennifer Schwerdtfeger Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Partner, Auditing & Coding Experts, LLC, Crofton, MD