cover image - Physician Coding Exam Review 2013
ISBN: 9781455745753
Page Count: 688
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $86.95

Physician Coding Exam Review 2013,

by Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P
cover image - Physician Coding Exam Review 2013
ISBN: 9781455745753
Page Count: 688
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $86.95
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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® Coding Exam Review 2013: The Certification Step with ICD-9-CM! 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 exams.
    • Companion Evolve website includes a pre-exam and post-exam with answers and rationales that allow you to track your learning, identify areas where you need more study, and overcome test anxiety.
    • A final exam located in the text simulates the actual testing experience you’ll encounter when you take the CPC® exam.
    • Concise outline format helps you quickly access key information and study more efficiently.
    • NEW! Real-world, physician-based coding cases provide extra practice and preparation for the CPC 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

    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 3: 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 4: Coding Challenge

    1. Examinations
    2. Pre-Examination and Post-Examination
    3. 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

    Appendix H: Practice Exercises Answers and Rationales

  • 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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