2015 ICD-9-CM for Hospitals, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 Standard Edition

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2015 ICD-9-CM for Hospitals, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 Standard Edition


Code more efficiently and effectively with Carol J. Buck's 2015 ICD-9-CM for Hospitals: Volumes 1, 2 and 3, Standard Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this reference combines Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Its format makes it easy to access the ICD-9-CM information you need to stay up-to-date and ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement in inpatient (hospital-based) and outpatient (physician office-based) coding settings. In addition, you can take this resource into your certification exams for enhanced testing support!

    • Coverage of all volumes of ICD-9-CM Volumes 1, 2 & 3 provides all codes for inpatient (hospital-based) and outpatient (physician office-based) coding.
    • Netter’s Anatomy art is included in the front of the book and cross referenced within the Tabular List to help you understand complex anatomic information and how it may affect choosing codes.
    • Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed in full and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to the official coding rules.
    • Symbols and highlights codes that may require special consideration before coding, including:
      • Unacceptable Principal Diagnosis
      • Use Additional Digit(s)
      • Includes and Excludes
      • Use Additional
      • Code First
    • Additional elements within specific codes provide you with useful hints, tips, and definitions to aid in understanding difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category.
    • Items are included throughout Diseases: Tabular List, Volume 1 to provide more information on common diseases and conditions to ensure that you code accurately.
    • Omit Codes and Code Also draw attention to government material needing special attention.
    • Codingupdates.com companion website includes the latest changes to the ICD coding system.
      • UPDATED Coding Clinic® citations provide official ICD-9-CM coding advice, ensuring accurate coding by identifying the year, quarter, and page number for information about specific codes in the AHA’s Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM.
      Guide to Using the 2015 ICD-9-CM for Hospitals: Volumes 1, 2 & 3, Standard Edition
      Symbols and Conventions
      Part I: Introduction
      ICD-9-CM Background
      Coordination and Maintenance Committee
      Characteristics of the ICD-9-CM
      ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
      Part II: Alphabetic Index, Volume 2
      Section 1: Index to Diseases
      Section 2: Table of Drugs and Chemicals
      Section 3: Index to External Causes of Injury
      Part III: Diseases: Tabular List, Volume 1
      1. Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
      2. Neoplasms
      3. Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Immunity Disorders
      4. Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs
      5. Mental Disorders
      6. Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs
      7. Diseases of the Circulatory System
      8. Diseases of the Respiratory System
      9. Diseases of the Digestive System
      10. Diseases of the Genitourinary System
      11. Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium
      12. Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
      13. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue
      14. Congenital Anomalies
      15. Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period
      16. Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions
      17. Injury and Poisoning
      V-Codes-Supplementary Classification of Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services
      E-Codes-Supplementary Classification of External Causes of Injury and Poisoning
      A. Morphology of Neoplasms
      B. Glossary of Mental Disorders
      C. Classification of Drugs by American Hospital Formulary Services List Number and Their ICD-9-CM Equivalents
      D. Classification of Industrial Accidents According to Agency
      E. List of Three-Digit Categories
      Part IV: Procedures, Volume 3
      Index to Procedures
      Classification of Procedures
      0. Procedures and Interventions, Not Elsewhere Classified
      1. Operations on the Nervous System
      2. Operations on the Endocrine System
      3. Operations on the Eye
      4. Operations on the Ear
      5. Operations on the Nose, Mouth, and Pharynx
      6. Operations on the Respiratory System
      7. Operations on the Cardiovascular System
      8. Operations on the Hemic and Lymphatic System
      9. Operations on the Digestive System
      10. Operations on the Urinary System
      11. Operations on the Male Genital Organs
      12. Operations on the Female Genital Organs
      13. Obstetrical Procedures
      14. Operations on the Musculoskeletal System
      15. Operations on the Integumentary System
      16. Miscellaneous Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
      Part V: Inpatient Procedures
      Inpatient Procedures
      Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN


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