ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2013 Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
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ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2013 Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource


Completely updated and filled with user-friendly features, ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS medical coding all in one practical, hands-on resource! Leading medical coding authorities, Karla Lovaasen and Jennifer Schwerdtfeger, combine basic coding principles with clear examples and challenging exercises to give you a thorough understanding of diagnosis coding in the hospital and physician office.

    • Dedicated ICD-10-CM/PCS coverage thoroughly prepares you for the proposed October 2014 ICD-10 implementation date.
    • ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OCGR) provide fast, easy access to the latest codes and examples for proper application.
    • Integrated medical record coverage provides a context for coding and familiarizes you with documents you’ll encounter on the job.
    • MS-DRG documentation and reimbursement details guide you through this key component of the coding process.
    • Disease coverage with illustrations and coding examples helps you understand how commonly encountered conditions relate to ICD-10-CM coding.
    • Numerous coding exercises and examples in each chapter break key content into manageable segments and challenge you to apply chapter concepts to solve problems.
    • A&P content in each coding chapter includes full-color illustrations to clarify important anatomy and physiology concepts that are essential for proper coding.
    • Drug data familiarizes you with medication names you may encounter in medical records for greater coding accuracy.
    • UPDATED! Includes the latest ICD-10 code revisions to ensure you have the most up-to-date information available.
    1. The Rationale for and History of Coding

    • The Health Record as the Foundation of Coding

    • ICD-10-CM Format and Conventions

    • Basic Steps of Coding

    • General Coding Guidelines for Diagnosis

    • General Coding Guidelines for Medical and Surgical Procedures

    • General Coding Guidelines for Other Medical- and Surgical-Related Procedures and Ancillary Procedures

    • Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings Not Elsewhere Classified, and Z Codes (ICD-10-CM Chapters 18 and 21, Codes R00-R99, Z00-Z99)

    • Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (ICD-10-CM Chapter 1, Codes A00-B99)

    • Neoplasms (ICD-10-CM Chapter 2, Codes C00-D49)

    • Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism (ICD-10-CM Chapter 3, Codes D50-D89)

    • Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases (ICD-10-CM Chapter 4, Codes E00-E89)

    • Mental, Behavioral, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ICD-10-CM Chapter 5, Codes F01-F99)

    • Diseases of the Nervous System, Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa, and Diseases of the Ear and Mastoid Process (ICD-10-CM Chapter 6, Codes G00-G99, Chapter 7, Codes H00-H59, and Chapter 8, Codes H60-H95)

    • Diseases of the Circulatory System (ICD-10-CM Chapter 9, Codes I00-I99)

    • Diseases of the Respiratory System (ICD-10-CM Chapter 10, Codes J00-J99)

    • Diseases of the Digestive System (ICD-10-CM Chapter 11, Codes K00-K95)

    • Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (ICD-10-CM Chapter 12, Codes L00-L99)

    • Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (ICD-10-CM Chapter 13, Codes M00-M99)

    • Diseases of the Genitourinary System (ICD-10-CM Chapter 14, Codes N00-N99)

    • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (ICD-10-CM Chapter 15, Codes O00-O9A)

    • Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period and Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities (ICD-10-CM Chapter 16, Codes P00-P96 and Chapter 17, Codes Q00-Q99)

    • Injury and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes and External Causes of Morbidity (ICD-10-CM Chapter 19, Codes S00-T98 and Chapter 20, Codes V00-Y99)

    • Burns, Adverse Effects, and Poisonings (ICD-10-CM Chapters 19 and 20, Codes S00-Y99)

    • Complications of Surgical and Medical Care

    • Reimbursement Methodologies

    • Outpatient Coding



    Karla R. Lovaasen, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
    Coding and Consulting Services
    Abingdon, Maryland and Jennifer Schwerdtfeger, BS, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CPC-H, Partner, Auditing & Coding Experts, LLC, Crofton, MD


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