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Title: Basic CPT / HCPCS Coding: 2006
Publisher: American Health Information Management Association
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Here's the timely guidance you need to code with success! Basic CPT/HCPCS Coding, 2006 edition is a comprehensive resource aimed at helping students and inexperienced coding professionals succeed with basic instruction on the structures, rules, and guidelines for CPT/HCPCS coding. The book not only includes complete coding resources and common coding issues beginners are likely to encounter, but is also updated to include: HIPAA and Electronic Transactions sections for increased coding efficiency New and expanded information on Cardiovascular System and Nervous System, Cardiovascular Services, Chemotherapy Administration, and Reimbursement in the Ambulatory Setting for coding precision Updated glossary of terms and Web resources section for time-saving accuracy A complete answer key to the check your understanding questions located throughout the book Expanded figures and tables Text fully updated for the 2006 code set By completing these lessons, the reader will become well-grounded in basic CPT format and conventions; different ways to locate CPT codes using the index; coding guidelines to ensure accurate code assignment, and basic HCPCS format and conventions. The text includes exercises, quizzes, and CPT updates effective January 1, 2006.About the Author:
Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P is an associate professor and director of the health information management program at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has been an HIM professional and educator for more than thirty years. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Cincinnati, she was director of a health information technology associate degree program and was health information manager in a multihospital healthcare system. Ms. Smith also is a coding consultant and a frequent presenter at conferences throughout the United States. An active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), she has served on the board of directors and several of AHIMA’s committees and task forces. Ms. Smith received a bachelor of science degree in health information management from The Ohio State University in Columbus and a master of arts degree in education from The College of Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati.
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