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cover image - The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2017/2018 Edition - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323497114
Publication Date: 12-09-2016
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Saunders
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The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2017/2018 Edition - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 1st Edition

by Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9780323497114
Publication Date: 12-09-2016
Page Count: 624
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $80.95
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Help your students master advanced coding skills with Carol J. Buck's proven, step-by-step method! The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing shows how to code for services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Real-world cases (cleared of any patient identifiers) take your students’ coding proficiency a step further by providing hands-on practice with physician documentation. With this guide, students will learn to pull the right information from medical documents, select the right codes, determine the correct sequencing of those codes, and properly audit cases.

    • Real-world patient cases (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the first year of coding on the job by using actual medical records. 
    • UNIQUE! From the Trenches boxes highlight the real-life experiences of professional medical coders and include photographs, quotes, practical tips, and advice.
    • UNIQUE! Evaluation and Management (E/M) audit forms include clear coding instructions to help reduce errors in determining the correct level of service. 
    • Nearly 200 full-color illustrations depict and clarify advanced coding concepts.
    • Coding updates and tips are also provided on the Evolve companion website.
    • UPDATED content includes the latest coding information available, for accurate coding and success on the job.
    • NEW! Additional Netter’s anatomy illustrations provide visual orientation and enhance understanding of specific coding situations.
  • 1. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services
    2. Medicine
    3. Radiology
    4. Pathology and Laboratory
    5. Integumentary System
    6. Cardiovascular System
    7. Digestive System, Hemic/Lymphatic System, and Mediastinum/Diaphragm
    8. Musculoskeletal System
    9. Respiratory System
    10. Urinary, Male Genital, and Endocrine Systems
    11. Female Genital System and Maternity Care/Delivery
    12. Nervous System
    13. Eye and Auditory Systems
    14. Anesthesia
    Appendix A: E/M Audit Form
    Appendix B: CMS AB-01-44
    Appendix C: Resources
    Appendix D: Abbreviations
    Appendix E: Answers to every other case
    Glossary
  • Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN
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