Physician Coding Exam Review 2014 - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study

Physician Coding Exam Review 2014 - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study


Prepare to confidently succeed on your physician coding exam with Physician Coding Exam Review 2014: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics covered on the physician certification exams, including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system; reimbursement concepts; an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding; and more. Practice exams and a final mock exam simulate the testing experience to better prepare you for certification success.

  • Comprehensive review content based on the physician exam covers everything you need to know to pass your certification exam.
  • Concise outline format helps you access key information quickly and study more efficiently.
  • Concrete real-life coding reports simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases.
  • Success Strategies section guides you through the entire exam process.
  • Practice exams on the Evolve companion website allow you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study.
  • A final exam located in the text simulates the actual testing experience you’ll encounter when you take the physician certification exam.
  • Answers and rationales to the practice and final exams are available on the Evolve website.
  • Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting exam success and accurate coding on the job.
  • NEW! Mobile-optimized 10-question quizzes provide quick, on-the-go study with 260 extra medical terminology and pathophysiology questions that may be downloaded to mobile devices.
    Success Strategies
    Course Syllabus and Student Calendar
    Unit 1: Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology
    Unit 2: Reimbursement Issues
    Unit 3: Overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding
    Unit 4: Preparing for Practice Examinations
    Appendix A: Resources
    Appendix B: Medical Terminology
    Appendix C: Combining Forms
    Appendix D: Prefixes
    Appendix E: Suffixes
    Appendix F: Abbreviations
    Appendix G: Further Text Resources
    Appendix H: Practice Exercises Answers and Rationales
    Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN