Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide

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Practical and easy to understand, UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL CODING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, THIRD EDITION teaches readers everything they need to know about medical coding. Through clear, step-by-step instructions, readers will learn how to code a claim correctly, link the correct CPT and ICD-9-CM codes for reimbursement, understand adjustments as well as how and when to bill patients, and determine what to do if there is a denial or rejection. Coverage has been thoroughly updated to include information on ICD-10-CM and how it compares to ICD-9-CM. CPT coding and modifiers are also discussed, as well as more code-specific information, concentrating on specialty coding and the levels of coding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.ICD-9-CM consists of three volumes: Volume 1 includes a tabular numerical listing of diagnosis codes, Volume 2 contains ... For example, if the patient comes to the physiciana#39;s office for a sore throat, and the coder looked up the term a€œthroat, a€anbsp;...

Title:Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide
Author:Sandra Johnson, Robin Linker
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-02-29


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