Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2010 Edition, 1e

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9781416068365: Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2010 Edition, 1e

Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with comprehensive coverage from the most trusted source in the field! This practical, easy-to-use resource walks you through each step of the medical coding and reimbursement process, providing an in-depth introduction to essential coding concepts followed by practice exercises that reinforce your understanding. The 2010 edition has been expanded and reorganized into four units: Reimbursement; ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM; CPT and HCPCS; and Inpatient Coding. No other text on the market brings together such thorough coverage of all coding systems in one source!

  • Carol J. Buck’s proven step-by-step approach guides you through difficult concepts in the most direct, straightforward manner to ensure complete understanding.
  • In-text exercises throughout each chapter reinforce coding rules and concepts and emphasize the book's step-by-step organization.
  • Quick Check features immediately reinforce key concepts and test your retention and understanding.
  • Concrete "real-life" coding examples allow you to apply important coding principles and practices to actual scenarios from the field.
  • Full-color design ensures easy navigation and presents material in a unique, compelling way.
  • Coding Shots provide tips for complicated coding scenarios and advice for entering the job market.
  • Stop! notes offer a brief summary of material just covered to help ensure retention and understanding and provide a transition into the next topic.
  • Caution! notes warn users of common coding mistakes and reinforce the concept of coding as an exact science.
  • Check This Out! boxes offer notes on accessing reference information, primarily via the Internet.
  • Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes present the official guidelines alongside text discussions.
  • Coder’s Index makes it easy to instantly locate specific codes.
  • Updated content reflects the latest coding developments so you can practice with the most current information available.
  • New organization provides greater detail on key coding systems and makes it even easier to find the coding information you need.
  • More than 125 new and enhanced illustrations clarify difficult concepts to ensure the most accurate coding.
  • Dual Coding prepares you for the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Beginning in Chapter 7, corresponding codes from each ICD set are presented together for easy reference.
  • Toolbox features provide additional cases for analysis and applying knowledge to specific case elements.
  • Additional From the Trenches quotes provide valuable, up-to-date insights from instructors and professionals in the medical coding field.
  • Practice activities and Coding Guidelines appendices are now available on an expanded Evolve Resources website to ensure fast, easy access and the most up-to-date content.

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