Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2016 Edition, 1e

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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! From bestselling author Carol J. Buck, Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2016 Edition is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Practice exercises follow each ‘step’ of information to reinforce your understanding of important concepts. In-depth coverage includes reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, with an Evolve website that includes 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source!

  • 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials and practice exercises on the Evolve companion website provide additional practice and help you understand how to utilize an encoder product.
  • A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build skills and remember the material.
  • Over 475 illustrations include medical procedures and conditions to help you understand the services being coded.
  • Real-world coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases.
  • Dual coding includes answers for both ICD-10 and ICD-9 for every exercise, chapter review, and workbook question to help you ease into the full use of ICD-10.
  • Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information.
  • From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out!, and CMS Rules boxes offer valuable tips and helpful advice for working in today’s medical coding field.
  • Four coding-question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills, including one-code or multiple-code answers.
  • Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations.
  • Coders’ Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes.
  • Appendix with sample Electronic Health Record screenshots provides examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace.
  • Online practice activities on Evolve include questions such as multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and coding reports.
  • A workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice with more than 1,200 theory, practical, and report exercises (odd-numbered answers provided in appendix) to reinforce your understanding of medical coding. Available separately.

  • NEW! Separate HCPCS chapter expands coverage of the HCPCS code set.
  • UPDATED content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job.

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Step By Step Medical Coding 2016 Edition


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2015-12-15
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences

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Release Date : 2016-11-08
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