The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding And Auditing, 2015 Edition

Other | January 1, 2015

byCarol J. Buck, Carol J. Buck

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Moving on to advanced medical coding is easy with Carol J. Buck's proven, step-by-step method!The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2015 Editionhelps you master coding skills for services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Real-world patient cases give you hands-on practice with advanced, physician-based coding. Enhance your decision-making skills and learn to confidently pull the right information from medical documents, select the right codes, determine the correct sequencing of those codes, properly audit cases, and prepare for the transition to ICD-10 with the help of coding author and educator Carol Buck!

  • Dual codingaddresses the transition to ICD-10 by providing practice as well as coding answers for both ICD-9 and ICD-10.
  • UNIQUE! Evaluation and Management (E/M) audit forms, developed to determine the correct E/M codes, simplify the coding process and help to ensure accuracy.
  • UNIQUE! Netter anatomy illustrationsin each chapter help you understand anatomy and how it affects coding.
  • Realistic patient casessimulate your first year of coding by using actual medical records (with personal patient details changed or removed), allowing you to practice coding with advanced material.
  • From the Trenchesboxeshighlight the experiences of real-life professional medical coders and include photographs, quotes, practical tips, and advice.
  • Auditing casesprepare you to assign correct codes to complicated records, as well as audit records for accuracy.
  • More than 180 full-color illustrationsdepict and clarify advanced coding concepts.
  • UPDATED contentincludes the latest coding information available, to promote accurate coding and success on the job.

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Moving on to advanced medical coding is easy with Carol J. Buck's proven, step-by-step method!The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2015 Editionhelps you master coding skills for services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Real-world patient cases give yo...

Format:OtherDimensions:608 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323292046

ISBN - 13:9780323292047

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Table of Contents

1. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services
2. Medicine
3. Radiology
4. Pathology and Laboratory
5. Integumentary System
6. Cardiovascular System
7. Digestive System, Hemic/Lymphatic System, and Mediastinum/Diaphragm
8. Musculoskeletal System
9. Respiratory System
10. Urinary, Male Genital, and Endocrine Systems
11. Female Genital System and Maternity Care/Delivery
12. Nervous System
13. Eye and Auditory Systems
14. Anesthesia
Appendix A: E/M Audit Form
Appendix B: CMS AB-01-44
Appendix C: Resources
Appendix D: Abbreviations
Appendix E: Answers to every other case
Glossary