Icd-9-Cm Coding Handbook, Without Answers: 1998

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The Handbook is the only guide published in collaboration with the Central Office on ICD-9-CM of the American Hospital Association the official industry body that prepares the AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM. Faye Brown s ICD-9-CM Coding Handbook helps coders understand the principles behind the classification system so they can apply the official coding advice found in the three volumes of the ICD-9-CM Coding Manual. Academic and in-service instructors can easily arrange course outlines and study exercises around Handbook chapters to train new and experienced coders. Each Handbook contains 100-plus exercises and review questions that allow coders to practice coding skills, plus an additional 269 case summary exercises, based on real patient records. The book contains official 2009 code changes covering pain management, pressure ulcers, ventilator associated pneumonia, POA requirements, etc. Additional instructor training aids and an expanded reference section make this a uniquely effective training tool. A free, 60-minute audio presentation on Handbook highlights by Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, is offered to purchasers.

NEW in the 2009 Handbook:
269 case summary exercises for beginner thru intermediate coders; free 60-minute audio presentation by Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA; official code changes covering pain management, pressure ulcers, ventilator associated pneumonia, POA requirements, etc.; color guides and expanded reference index; updated ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS information from the AHA Central Office; 100+ chapter exercises and review questions with code updates; updated Power Point slides on Handbook chapters; and, updated case summary exercise bank.

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Faye Brown’s ICD-9-CM Coding Handbook helps coders understand the principles behind the classification system so they can apply the official coding advice found in the three volumes of the ICD-9-CM Coding Manual. Academic and in-service instructors can easily arrange course outlines and study exercises around Handbook chapters to train new and experienced coders. Each Handbook contains 100-plus exercises and review questions that allow coders to practice coding skills. An additional 269 case summary exercises, based on real patient records, and official 2009 code changes covering pain management, pressure ulcers, ventilator associated pneumonia, POA requirements, etc, have been added in this edition. Additional instructor training aids and and an expanded reference section make this a uniquely effective training tool. A free, 60-minute audio presentation on Handbook highlights by Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, is offered to purchasers.

About the Author:

The American Hospital Association Central Office promotes uniformity of health care data by establishing coding and classification standards and guidelines across health care settings. Staff provide expert advice by serving as the clearinghouse for the dissemination of coding information to AHA members and other users of clinical data. Nelly
Leon-Chisen is the Director of Coding and Classification and heads the Central Office on ICD-9-CM and the Central Office on HCPCS. She represents the AHA as one of the ICD-9-CM cooperating parties responsible for the development of AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9-CM and ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.

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