Learning to Code with ICD-9-CM for Health Information Management and Health Services Administration 2007

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Dec 1, 2006 - Medical - 758 pages
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Updated to include the new and revised ICD-9-CM codes for 2007, this comprehensive, system-based text teaches the essential ICD-9-CM coding skills needed in medical coding and billing careers. The text provides an overview of ICD-9-CM guidelines on coding practice and introduces students to medical records, including how to locate information and code accurately and efficiently.

The book covers symptoms, signs, diagnoses, procedures, and their ICD-9-CM codes by system, and uses actual medical records to show how to code conditions and procedures. A section explains how the coding process affects reimbursement and health services administration. Each chapter includes coding practice exercises.

 

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Contents

APPENDIX
11
Coding Conventions Rules and Guidelines
23
The Basis for All Coding
41
PARTIECODING FORSPECIFICDISEASESAND DisorDERs
69
Summary
75
Coding for Endocrine Nutritional Metabolic
91
Immune Disorders
100
Coding for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
117
Coding SolidTumor Malignancies
419
Summary
428
Coding for Complications of Pregnancy
457
Coding for Conditions in the Perinatal Period
505
Birth Before Admission
517
Coding for Injury and Poisoning
539
Coding for Complications of Surgical
591
Complications Causing Outpatient to Inpatient Admission
597

Coding for Digestive System Diseases
145
Coding for Respiratory System Diseases
185
Coding for Genitourinary System Diseases
219
Coding for Skin and Subcutaneous
257
Debridement Procedures
263
Coding for Musculoskeletal System
283
Connective Tissue Diseases
291
Medical Record Case Studies
297
Coding for Diseases of the Nervous System
315
Disorders of the Peripheral Nervous System
323
Disorders of the Ear
330
Medical Record Case Studies
337
Coding for Diseases of the Circulatory System
357
Blood and BloodForming Organ Diseases
384
Medical Record Case Studies
391
Coding for Neoplasms
413
Medical Record Case Studies
605
Coding for Mental Disorders
619
THE IMPACT OF CODING
647
Managed Health Care and Health
649
Past and Present of Health Information Management
656
A Recent Addition to the Managed Care Jargon
664
DiagnosisRelated Groups DRG List
667
APPENDIX 7
677
Laboratory Reference Range Values
681
Index
690
APPENDIx3 Medical Prefixes Suffixes and Combining Forms
701
APPENDIx4 Common Medical Abbreviations and Acronyms
707
New ICD9CM Codes for Oct 1 2006
721
Answers to Coding Practice
731
Index
739
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