9781401838546

Medical Coding Specialist's Exam Review Physician

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  • ISBN13:

    9781401838546

  • ISBN10:

    1401838545

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/20/2004
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Medical Coding Specialists Exam Review Physician provides experience, tips, and essential skills necessary to take and pass both the AAPC and the AHIMA national coding exams. This resource provides readers with information on the national organizations, the types of exams given, how to prepare for each exam, tips on taking standardized tests as well as information on mentally preparing for each exam. The book also provides learners with information on employment opportunities in medical insurance coding and the professional responsibilities that can accompany this profession. Mock exams can be found both in the book and in the accompanying CD-ROM.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
How To Use This Book viii
About the Author viii
Introduction
1(4)
The Importance of Being a Coder
5(8)
Preparing for the Exam
13(6)
Taking The Exam
19(6)
After The Exam
25(4)
ICD-9 Coding
29(36)
Current Procedural Terminology
65(38)
Evaluation and Management Codes
103(10)
Health Care Procedure Coding System
113(4)
Abstracting
117(14)
Reimbursement
131(14)
Appendix A CCS-P Exam I 145(42)
Appendix B CPC Exam I 187(40)
Appendix C CCA Exam I 227(20)
Appendix D Answer Sheets 247(6)
Index 253

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