Professional Review Guide for the RHIA and RHIT Examinations, 2010 Edition

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Cengage Learning, Feb 19, 2010 - Business & Economics - 600 pages
Are you ready for your exam? Use the Professional Review Guide for the RHIA and RHIT Examinations, 2010 Edition and the interactive CD-ROM to help you prepare for the AHIMA Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) and Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification examinations. This packed resource maps to the most current AHIMA-COC standards and provides strategies, test-taking skills, and a great comprehensive mock examination to practice.
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Contents

TestTaking Skills
9
Health Data Content and Standards
20
Information Retention and Access
54
Classification Systems and Secondary Data Sources
79
Medical Billing and Reimbursement Systems
114
Medical Science
147
ICD9CM Coding
168
CPT Coding
226
Health Information Privacy and Security
304
Health Law
333
Health Statistics and Research
362
Quality and Performance Improvement
415
Organization and Management
446
Human Resources
476
Mock Examination
507
Evaluation Form for the Book
577

Informatics and Information Systems
277

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About the author (2010)

A self-employed entrepreneur, Patricia Schnering, RHIA, CCS, is the founder, owner, author, and publisher for Professional Review Guides Inc. and PRG Publishing Inc. In addition to earning a baccalaureate degree in business administration from the University of South Florida, she is a graduate of the health information management program at St. Petersburg College and holds both CCS and RHIA certifications. Prior to entering the health information management (HIM) field, Schnering worked for 13 years with a national corporation in departmental management. Since 1993, she has worked in health information services supervisory positions, as a HIM consultant, and as an adjunct HIM instructor at St. Petersburg College. She has served as president of her local professional association (GCHIMA) and a delegate to the state organization (FHIMA), where she has served on the board of directors, been a committee member, and received the FHIMA Literary Award in 2000 and 2006. Currently, she serves as a delegate to the FHIMA and is on the advisory board at St. Petersburg College. She is also a member of AHIMA and the Assembly on Education (AOE).