This educational resource to ICD-9-CM coding provides guidelines for identifying and locating the most appropriate codes including chapter learning objectives, checkpoint exercises throughout the chapters and informative coding tips in the margins - which allow readers to learn by doing. Additional features include:
-New CD teaching tool - gives instructors the ability to administer tests using questions and answers developed by the AMA
-New chapters - cover symptoms, signs and ill-defined conditions along with injury and poisoning as well as an overview of ICD-9-CM, Volume 3
-Expanded appendix - includes ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting A discussion of the future of coding involving ICD-10-CM
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Simplify and streamline learning the ICD-9-CM coding process.
Principles of ICD-9-CM Coding, Second Edition is a textbook learning tool filled with explanations, background, tips, exercises and self-tests that lead new and veteran coders through all phases of the ICD-9-CM coding process for outpatient and physician services. It also prepares them to:
-Understand the purpose of ICD-9-CM and its relationship to the reimbursement process -Understand and apply coding conventions when assigning codes -Interpret basic coding guidelines for outpatient care -Assign ICD-9-CM codes to the highest level of specificity -Properly sequence ICD-9-CM codes -Understand basic medical terminology to correctly assign ICD-9-CM codes
Additions to the second edition include a chapter on understanding conventions and terminology, an overview of ICD-10-CM, midterm and final examinations, and new coding tips and examples.
The broad range of coding information is an easy-to-understand format makes this book a valuable resource for coders at all levels of experience. Whether for classroom use, on-the-job-training, or self-paced individual learning, Principles of ICD-9-CM Coding, Second Edition offers coding professionals a solid foundation for working with ICD-9-CM.
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