Physician Coding Exam Review 2018 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323430784, 9780323568975

Physician Coding Exam Review 2018

1st Edition

The Certification Step

Authors: Carol Buck
eBook ISBN: 9780323568975
eBook ISBN: 9780323568982
Paperback ISBN: 9780323430784
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th December 2017
Page Count: 344
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Description

Prepare to succeed on your physician coding certification exam with Physician Coding Exam Review 2018: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the physician coding certification exam — including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each body system; reimbursement issues; CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding; and more. Four full practice exams (answers and rationales included) simulate the testing experience and provide enough practice to reassure even the most insecure exam-taker. It’s the only physician coding exam review you need!

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Four full practice exams on Evolve simulate the experience of taking the actual physician coding exam, allowing you to assess your strengths and weaknesses in order to develop a plan for focused study.
  • Answers and rationales to the practice exams are available on Evolve to help you check your work.
  • Concise outline format helps you access key information quickly and study more efficiently.
  • Concrete "real-life" coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases.
  • Mobile-optimized quick quizzes offer on-the-go practice with over 350 medical terminology, pathophysiology, CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM questions.
  • Success Strategies section guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process.

Table of Contents

Success Strategies
Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

Unit 1: Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology
Unit 2: Reimbursement Issues
Unit 3: CPT and HCPCS Coding
Unit 4: ICD-10-CM Coding
Unit 5: Coding Challenge

Figure Credits
Appendix A: Resources
Appendix B: Answers
Appendix C: Medical Terminology
Appendix D: Combining Forms
Appendix E: Prefixes
Appendix F: Suffixes
Appendix G: Abbreviations
Appendix H: Further Text Resources

Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323568975
eBook ISBN:
9780323568982
Paperback ISBN:
9780323430784

About the Author

Carol Buck

Affiliations and Expertise

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