cover image - CPC Coding Exam Review 2012
ISBN: 9781455706594
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $84.95

CPC Coding Exam Review 2012,

by Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P
cover image - CPC Coding Exam Review 2012
ISBN: 9781455706594
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $84.95
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Build the confidence to succeed on the AAPC CPC® certification exam and take your medical coding career to the next step with CPC® ICD-9-CM Coding Exam Review 2012: The Certification Step! Reflecting the expert insight of leading coding educator Carol J. Buck, this complete exam review guides you step-by-step through all of the content covered on the CPC® exam, including anatomy and terminology for each organ system; reimbursement concepts; an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding; and more. Plus, two practice exams and a final exam modeled on the actual CPC® exam simulate the exam experience to give you a head start on certification success.

    • Comprehensive review content based on the AAPC CPC® exam covers everything you need to know to pass your exam.
    • Concise outline format helps you quickly access key information and study more efficiently.
    • Companion Evolve website includes a Pre-Exam and Post-Exam with answers and rationales to help you identify areas of weakness and reinforce your understanding, plus study tips, web links, and additional study support.
    • A Final Exam located in the text simulates the actual testing experience you'll encounter when you take the CPC® exam.
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    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. Unit 1 Quiz Answers

    Unit II: Reimbursement Issues

    1. Reimbursement Issues

    2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)

    3. Federal Register

    4. Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO)

    5. Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS)

    6. Medicare Fraud and Abuse

    7. Managed Health Care

    8. Reimbursement Terminology

    9. Reimbursement Quiz

    10. 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. Final Examination

    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

  • 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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