The Certification Step: 2004 Physician Coding Exam Review Guide

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Saunders, 2003 - Medical - 449 pages
In an easy-to-follow, general outline format, this review focuses on passing coding certification exams. It covers anatomy and terminology for each body area, reimbursement issues, and an overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a timed, scored, 150-question practice exam that is modeled on the actual certification exams and is designed to be taken twice - once as a pre-test and once as a post-test. In tutorial mode, specific sections of questions can be reviewed with instant feedback for study and extra practice. An additional final exam must be taken with paper and pencil, to simulate the experience of the actual examinations. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.
  • Best-selling coding author Carol Buck has a Master's degree in adult education and has been teaching in medical secretarial programs for 25 years.
  • The CD-ROM allows users to track their learning through Pre- and Post-tests, and the Tutorial mode provides extra practice in specific problem areas.
  • A basic outline format provides figures for reference as needed, making the text easy to use and understand.
  • Essential information for the AAPC (CPC) exam is provided, with important aspects of physician coding highlighted throughout the text.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Anatomy and Terminology
12
Musculoskeletal System
19
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