Medical Coding Specialists's Exam Review-Physician

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Cengage Learning, Feb 22, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E provides your students with the experience, tips, and essential skills necessary to succeed on both the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) National Coding Exams. This resource presents information on the national organizations, the types of exams offered, associated credentialing, and extensive exam preparation and practice focused on essential medical coding subject areas and test domains. MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E also provides your students with information on employment opportunities in medical insurance coding and the professional responsibilities that accompany this profession. In addition to numerous chapter activities, this text contains three written mock exams and three timed electronic exams on the accompanying CD-ROM.
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Contents

Introduction
1
The Importance Of Being A Coder
7
Preparing For The Exam
17
Taking The Exam
23
After The Exam
31
ICD9CM Coding
35
Current Procedural Terminology
83
Evaluation And Management Codes
127
CPC Exam
203
CCA Examination
249
Answer Sheets
269
Resources
279
CMS 1500 Form
281
Medical Terminology Abbreviations
283
Medical Terminology Combining Forms
285
ICD10 Overview
289

Health Care Procedure Coding System
137
Abstracting
141
Reimbursement
155
CCSP ExamAHIMA
173
Glossary
299
Index
303
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Lynette Olsen has been the Medical Instructor/Program Manager at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona for more than twelve years. She is a certified professional coder and a current member of both the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). She has a Doctorate Degree in Higher Education and a Masters Degree in Public Administration. Ms. Olsen has developed her own online highly comprehensive coding and test prep courses, as well as extensive curriculum for health administration courses at Pima College.

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