cover image - Facility Coding Exam Review 2013
ISBN: 9781455722884
Page Count: 640
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $86.95

Facility Coding Exam Review 2013,

by Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P
cover image - Facility Coding Exam Review 2013
ISBN: 9781455722884
Page Count: 640
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $86.95
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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 CCS certification exam and take your coding career to the next step. CCS Coding Exam Review 2013: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM 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 testing experience and help prepare you for success.

    • Companion Evolve website includes electronic practice exams that simulate the actual AHIMA exam experience to help you overcome test anxiety.
      • Pre-, post-, and final exams allow you to track your learning.
      • Answers and rationales reinforce your understanding of coding concepts.
      • Updates, study tips, and helpful web links aid your understanding.

    • 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.
    • NEW! Facility-based coding activities challenge you to apply your knowledge to 35 realistic inpatient case scenarios, providing valuable practice and preparation for the CCS exam.
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    Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

    Unit 1: 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 2: Reimbursement Issues and Data Quality

    1. Reimbursement Issues
    2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)
    3. Ambulatory Payment 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 3: Overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding

    1. Introduction to Medical Coding
    2. CPT
    3. HCPCS Coding
    4. ICD-9-CM Overview
    5. Using ICD-9-CM
    6. ICD-9-CM Chapters 1-10
    7. ICD-9-CM Chapters 11-14
    8. ICD-9-CM Chapters 15-21
    9. Outpatient Coding
    10. ICD-9-PCS, Reporting Inpatient Procedures

    Unit 4: Coding Challenge

    1. Examinations
    2. Guidelines
    3. Pre-Examination and Post-Examination
    4. Final Examination
    5. Grading of the Examination
    6. Acuity Sheet
    7. Pre-/Post-Examination, Part II
    8. Final Examination, Part II

    Appendix A: Resources (Web-Based)

    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

    Appendix I: Practice Exercises Answers and Rationales


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