ISBN: 9780323321945
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Saunders
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Physician Coding Exam Review 2016 - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,

by Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323321945
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $92.95
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Prepare to succeed on your physician coding exam with Physician Coding Exam Review 2016: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the physician coding certification exam — including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each body system; reimbursement issues; CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding (with ICD-9-CM posted on Evolve companion website); and more. Four full practice exams simulate the testing experience, include answers and rationales, and provide enough practice to reassure even the most insecure exam-taker. It’s the only physician coding exam review you need!

    • Comprehensive review content covers everything you need to know to pass the physician coding certification exam.
    • Mobile-optimized quick quizzes provide extra practice and review with 380 additional medical terminology, pathophysiology, CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS questions.
    • Practice exams on the Evolve website allow you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study, including a Pre-Exam to be taken prior to studying, the same exam again as a Post-Exam to be taken after your review, and a Final Exam that simulates the experience of taking the actual physician coding exam.
    • Answers and rationales to the Pre-/Post- and Final Exams are available on Evolve.
    • Netter’s Anatomy illustrations help you understand anatomy and how it affects coding.
    • Real-world coding reports (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases.
    • Success Strategies section in the text guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process.
    • Concise outline format helps you access information quickly and study more efficiently.
    • Colorful design and illustrations make study and review easier and more engaging.
    • NEW! All diagnosis coding content is updated to ICD-10-CM, preparing you with all the ICD-10-CM information you need for success on the certification exam.
    • Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting exam success and accurate coding on the job.
    • NEW! ICD-9-CM versions of Units 4-5 and the practice examinations are posted to the Evolve companion website, so that you are prepared no matter which diagnosis code set is being tested on for your specific exam.
  • Success Strategies
    Course Syllabus and Student Calendar
    Unit 1: Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology
    Unit 2: Reimbursement Issues
    Unit 3: CPT and HCPCS Coding
    Unit 4: ICD-10-CM Coding
    Unit 5: Coding Challenge
    Figure Credits
    Appendix A: Resources
    Appendix B: Answers
    Appendix C: Medical Terminology
    Appendix D: Combining Forms
    Appendix E: Prefixes
    Appendix F: Suffixes
    Appendix G: Abbreviations
    Appendix H: Further Text Resources
  • Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN
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