Professional Review Guide for the CCA Examination: 2009 Edition

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Cengage Learning, Feb 12, 2009 - Business & Economics - 456 pages
Use this book and the Interactive CD-ROM to help you prepare for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification examination. Practice interpreting documentation and applying your clinical knowledge in assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures for a variety of patient settings. Also includes a CD-ROM of the mock examination for real-world test taking practice.
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Contents

Ch II Coding Review
13
Ch III Health Data Content Requirements and Standards
49
Ch IV Medical Science
77
Ch V Classification Systems and Secondary Data Sources
99
Ch VI ICD9CM Coding
133
Ch VII CPT Coding
189
Ch VIII Medical Billing and Reimbursement Systems
241
Ch IX CCA Quiz
273
Ch X CCA Mock Examination
283
Pharmacology
319
Laboratory Testing
329
ICD9CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
333
Evaluation Form for the Book and Interactive CDROM
452
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Patricia Schnering, RHIA, CCS, is the founder, author, and publisher of Professional Review Guides, Inc., and PRG Publishing, Inc. Previously, she worked as a Health Information Management (HIM) consultant and as an adjunct instructor of HIM at St. Petersburg College. She was also president of her local GCHIMA and a delegate to the FHIMA, where she served on committees and the board of directors, and earned the FHIMA Literary Award in 2000 and 2006. Currently, Patricia serves as a delegate to the FHIMA and on the advisory board at St. Petersburg College. She is a member of AHIMA and the Assembly on Education (AOE). In addition to a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Florida, Patricia holds CCS and RHIA certifications from St. Petersburg College.

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