ISBN: 9781437716559
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Saunders
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CCS Coding Exam Review 2011,

by Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P
ISBN: 9781437716559
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $84.95
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With the expert insight of leading coding educator Carol J. Buck, this complete exam review highlights the content you'll need to master to pass the AHIMA's CCS certification exam and take your coding career to the next step. CCS Coding Exam Review 2011 features an easy-to-follow outline format that guides you through the anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system; reimbursement concepts; an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding; and more. Two full practice exams and a final exam modeled on the actual CCS exam simulate the examination experience and help you build the confidence to succeed.

    • Comprehensive CCS coverage highlights essential information for passing the AHIMA CCS exam, accompanied by detailed figures, for the most efficient exam review.
    • Concise outline format gives you quick and easy access to content and helps you make the most of your study time.
    • Bound-in companion CD includes Pre-, Post-, and Final Exams and simulates the actual exam's electronic format to bolster your test-taking confidence.
    • Answers and rationales for exams reinforce your understanding of coding concepts.
    • A companion Evolve Resources website enhances your review with industry updates, study tips, and helpful web links.
  • Introduction

    Success Strategies

    Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

    UNIT I Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology

    1. Integumentary System

    2. Musculoskeletal System

    3. Respiratory System

    4. Cardiovascular System  

    5. Female Genital System and Pregnancy

    6. Male Genital System

    7. Urinary System

    8. Digestive System

    9. Mediastinum and Diaphragm

    10. Hemic and Lymphatic System

    11. Endocrine System

    12. Nervous System

    13. Senses

    14. Anatomy and Terminology Quiz Answers

    15. Pathophysiology Quiz Answers

    UNIT II Reimbursement Issues and Data Quality

    1. Reimbursement Issues

    2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)

    3. Ambulatory Patient Classifications (APCs)

    4. Prospective Payment Systems (PPS)

    5. Medicare Severity Diagnosis- Related Groups (MS-DRG)

    6. Post Acute Transfer

    7. Present on Admission Indicator (POA)

    8. Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC)

    9. Revenue Codes

    10. Data Quality

    11. Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

    12. Managed Health Care

    13. Abbreviations

    14. Reimbursement Terminology

    15. Reimbursement Quiz

    16. Reimbursement Quiz Answers

    UNIT III Overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding

    1. Introduction to Medical Coding

    2. CPT

    3. HCPCS Coding

    4. An Overview of the ICD-9-CM

    5. Using the ICD-9-CM

    UNIT IV Coding Challenge

    1. Examinations

    2. Guidelines

    3. Pre-/Post-Examination Cases, Part II

    4. Final Examination Cases, Part II

    5. Grading of the Examination

    6. Acuity Sheet

    7. Pre-/Post-Examination, Part II

    8. Final Examination, Part II

    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: Pharmacology Review

  • Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN
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