Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with in-depth coverage from the most trusted name in coding education! From Carol J. Buck, Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2015 Edition is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding systems. Explanations of coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, this edition fully covers ICD-10-CM in preparation for the transition to ICD-10. No other text on the market so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source!
Unit 1: Reimbursement 1. Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance
Unit 2: ICD-10-CM 2. An Overview of ICD-10-CM 3. ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines 4. Using ICD-10-CM 5. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 1-10) 6. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 11-14) 7. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 15-21)
Unit 3: ICD-9-CM 8. An Overview of ICD-9-CM 9. ICD-9-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines 10. Using ICD-9-CM 11. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-9-CM Chapters 1-8) 12. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-9-CM Chapters 9-17)
Unit 4: CPT and HCPCS 13. Introduction to CPT and Level II National Codes (HCPCS) 14. Modifiers 15. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services 16. Anesthesia 17. Surgery Guidelines and General Surgery 18. Integumentary System 19. Musculoskeletal System 20. Respiratory System 21. Cardiovascular System 22. Hemic, Lymphatic, Mediastinum, and Diaphragm 23. Digestive System 24. Urinary and Male Genital Systems 25. Reproductive, Intersex Surgery, Female Genital System, Maternity Care and Delivery 26. Endocrine and Nervous Systems 27. Eye, Ocular Adnexa, Auditory, and Operating Microscope 28. Radiology 29. Pathology/Laboratory 30. Medicine
Unit 5: Inpatient Coding 31. Inpatient Coding Appendix A: Online Resources Appendix B: Exercise Answers Appendix C: Quick Check Answers Appendix D: EHR Screens Glossary Figure Credits Coder's Index