3-2-1 Code It!

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Cengage Learning, Jan 20, 2009 - Business & Economics - 1024 pages
3-2-1 CODE IT! is your comprehensive learning resource for coding. This book combines ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II coding concepts into one convenient package and offers a level of detail suitable for beginning and more experienced coders alike. When you are ready to earn a coding credential, this book will continue to help you prepare and practice. The book includes an overview of coding systems, career opportunities for coders, the importance of joining professional organizations and obtaining credentials, the impact of working with other coding professionals, and how to develop opportunities for career advancement.
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Contents

Coding Overview
1
International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision Clinical Modification ICD9CM Coding System
31
Health Care Procedure Coding System HCPCS Level II National Coding System
255
Current Procedural Terminology CPT Coding System
289
Insurance and Reimbursement Overview
771
EM Codebuilder
825
Bibliography
831
Glossary
835
Index
863
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About the author (2009)

Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Health Information Technology Department at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York. She also teaches in the Health Information Management Department at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts. Ms. Green held the position of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department at the State University of New York, College of Technology from 1984 through 2016. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the health information management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College's Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who's Who Among America's Teachers and AHIMA's FORE Triumph Educator Award. Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA) and a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). She earned a B.S. from Daemen College and an M.P.S. degree from Alfred University. Ms. Green has authored three successful textbooks related to coding and health information management.