The Practice Step: Facility-Based Coding Cases, 2012 Edition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455707522, 9781455775200

The Practice Step: Facility-Based Coding Cases, 2012 Edition

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9781455707522
eBook ISBN: 9781455775200
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th December 2011
Page Count: 192


Perfect your coding skills and position yourself for career advancement with real-world facility-based coding practice developed by leading coding educator Carol J. Buck. The Practice Step: Facility-Based Coding Cases, 2012 Edition presents realistic patient cases reflecting both inpatient and outpatient settings to give you the extra practice you need to remain competitive in the medical coding marketplace, learn to code with both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM and prepare for the CCS and CPC-H certification exams.

Key Features

  • More than 100 cases covering all medical specialties provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient coding practice and reflect the latest CCS and CPC-H certification exam outlines.
  • Abstracting questions test your knowledge and critical thinking skills.
  • Visually engaging design makes coding concepts more approachable.
  • Detailed rationales, ICD-9-CM code updates, and practical tips on a companion Evolve website enhance your coding accuracy and help you code more efficiently.

Table of Contents

1. Integumentary

Case 1: Excision, Basal Cell Carcinoma

Case 2: Ulcer Repair

Case 3: Ulcer Debridement

Case 4: Dressing Change

Case 5: Split Thickness Skin Graft

Case 6: Flap with Debridement

Case 7: Lesion Excision

Case 8: Incision and Drainage

2. Gastrointestinal

Case 9: Sigmoidoscopy

Case 10: Colonoscopy

Case 11: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

Case 12: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Case 13: Colonoscopy through Colostomy

Case 14: Colonoscopy with Polypectomy

Case 15: Colonoscopy with Polypectomy

Case 16: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

Case 17: Colonoscopy with Biopsies

3. Nephrology

Case 18: Plasma Exchange

Case 19: Kidney Biopsy

Case 20: Plasma Exchange

Case 21: Kidney Biopsy

Case 22: Central Venous Placement

4. Neurology/Neurosurgery

Case 23: Lumbar Puncture

Case 24: Electroencephalogram Report

Case 25: Carpal Tunnel Release

Case 26: Discectomy

Case 27: Ventricular Puncture

Case 28: Electroencephalogram Report

Case 29: Insertion of Intrathecal Catheter and Pump

5. Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery and Ophthalmology

Case 30: Hysteroscopy

Case 31: Amniocentesis

Case 32: Dacryocystorhinostomy

Case 33: Blepharoplasty

Case 34: Removal Caruncle

6. Orthopedic

Case 35: Anterior and Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Case 36: Meniscectomy

Case 37: Synovectomy

Case 38: Closed Reduction

Case 39: Arthroplasty

Case 40: Mosaicplasty

Case 41: Arthroscopy

7. Otorhinolaryngology

Case 42: Tympanostomy

Case 43: Uvulopalatopharyng


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