Professional Review Guide for the CCA Examination, 2012 Edition

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Cengage Learning, Feb 21, 2012 - Business & Economics - 480 pages
The PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCA EXAMINATION, 2012 EDITION, is an essential, effective preparation tool for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam. This comprehensive learning package includes a reader-friendly, content-rich text, along with a CD-ROM featuring additional useful resources and interactive study tools. Thorough and up-to-date, this invaluable guide covers critical information to help students pass the exam and prepare for professional success, including material on current code sets and AHIMA standards, ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding, electronic medical records, HIPAA requirements, and relevant laws, standards, and procedures. In addition to mock exam questions and detailed answer keys, the guide includes study tips, coding case studies, and quizzes and activities linked to AHIMA competencies to help students hone their skills by assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures for a variety of hospital and physician practice settings.
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Contents

Coding Review
15
Health Data Content
59
Medical Science
85
Classification Systems and Secondary Data Sources
113
ICD9CM Coding
149
CPT Coding
199
Medical Billing and Reimbursement Systems
251
CCA Mock Quiz
283
CCA Mock Examination
301
Appendices
339
Evaluation Form for the Book and Interactive CDROM
469
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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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