Basic ICD-9-CM Coding

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American Health Information Management Association, Aug 1, 2006 - Medical - 475 pages
This comprehensive, step-by-step instructional book provides the reader with a solid introduction to ICD-9-CM coding. Designed to instill the fundamental knowledge and practice needed to understand the ICD-9-CM coding classification, it helps develop essential basic-level diagnostic coding skills and offers valuable benefits to: The Student who is learning the basic principles and conventions of ICD-9-CM coding. The Educator who uses examples and illustrations of the application of coding principles based on actual case documentation. The Professional who requires the official guidelines for coding and reporting. Basic ICD-9-CM Coding consists of 23 chapters covering each section of ICD-9-CM coding, from Basic Procedures and Diagnostic Coding, to the Prospective Payment System and the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set. There is a handy alphabetic Index to Diseases and a Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries for each body system in the classification. This book explains the supplementary classifications of ICD-9-CM coding and provides instruction on E codes and V codes. Principles of coding are clearly explained and progressively reinforced throughout the book. There are challenging exercises and case studies, with a review exercise following each chapter. The coding self-test at the end of the book enables the reader to assess their own learning and identify areas of strength and weakness.

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Contents

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8
Procedures
31
Introduction to the Prospective Payment System and the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set
47
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
57
Neoplasms
67
Endocrine Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Immunity Disorders
83
Diseases of the Blood and BloodForming Organs
89
Mental Disorders
95
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124
Diseases of the Respiratory System
139
Diseases of the Digestive System
149
Diseases of the Genitourinary System
159
Complications of Pregnancy Childbirth and the Puerperium
167
THI is
201
Format
354
Sections categories
376

Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs
103
Diseases of the Circulatory System
111
Sections
382
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