Key Features

  • CEUs from AAPC and AHIMA may be earned when the book is used with ICD-10-CM Online Training Modules.
  • A step-by-step approach makes it easier to learn and remember important information.
  • A practice exam at the beginning of the online modules measures your familiarity with ICD-10-CM coding.
  • A 75-question mock exam for the AAPC ICD-10 certification exam follows in the online modules.
  • Complete coverage of the new ICD-10-CM code set includes practice activities at the end of each chapter and assigned exercises in the online modules.
  • Online module exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce the coding rules and concepts, reflect the book’s step-by-step organization, and enhance your comprehension.
  • Real-life coding reports simulate the reports that coders encounter on the job and challenge you to apply important coding principles to actual cases from the field.
  • From the Trenches and Caution! boxes provide important tips and helpful advice that will be useful when you are working in the field.
  • Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes include excerpts of actual coding guidelines, each accompanied by in-text explanations.

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of ICD-10-CM

2. Using ICD-10-CM

3. ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines

4. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 1-10)

5. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 11-14)

6. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 15-21)

Appendix A: Online Examinations and CEU Certificate of Completion

Appendix B: Practice Answers



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About the author

Carol Buck

Affiliations and Expertise

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