Physician Coding Exam Review 2013 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323241281

Physician Coding Exam Review 2013

1st Edition

The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM

eBook ISBN: 9780323241281
Imprint: Saunders


Build the confidence to succeed on the AAPC CPC® certification exam and take your medical coding career to the next step with CPC® Coding Exam Review 2013: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM! Reflecting the expert insight of leading coding educator Carol J. Buck, this complete exam review guides you step-by-step through all of the content covered on the CPC® exam, including anatomy and terminology for each organ system; reimbursement concepts; an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding; and more. Plus, two practice exams and a final exam modeled on the actual CPC® exam simulate the exam experience to give you a head start on certification success.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive review content based on the AAPC CPC® exam covers everything you need to know to pass your exams.
  • Companion Evolve website includes a pre-exam and post-exam with answers and rationales that allow you to track your learning, identify areas where you need more study, and overcome test anxiety.
  • A final exam located in the text simulates the actual testing experience you’ll encounter when you take the CPC® exam.
  • Concise outline format helps you quickly access key information and study more efficiently.

Table of Contents

Success Strategies

Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

Unit 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: Coding Challenge

  1. Examinations
  2. Pre-Examination and Post-Examination
  3. Final Examination

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: Medical Terminology

Appendix C: Combining Forms

Appendix D: P


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