Transitioning to ICD-10-CM Coding - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jun 18, 2014 - Medical - 192 pages

Designed to accompany Carol J. Buck s ICD-10-CM Online Training Modules, Transitioning to ICD-10-CM Coding makes it easy to learn ICD-10-CM coding and prepare for the AAPC s ICD-10 certification exam. The book provides a step-by-step guide to coding rules and concepts, while the Online Training Modules provide practice with realistic coding exercises. After you ve read the chapters in the book and completed the online modules, you will be ready to take a practice exam simulating the 75-question AAPC ICD-10 exam (also located in the Online Training Modules). Best of all, you can use this integrated course of study to earn continuing education credits!

CEUs from AAPC and AHIMA may be earned when the book is used with ICD-10-CM Online Training Modules.

A step-by-step approach

makes it easier to learn and remember important information.

A practice exam

at the beginning of the online modules measures your familiarity with ICD-10-CM coding.

A 75-question mock exam for the AAPC ICD-10 certification exam

follows in the online modules.

Complete coverage of the new ICD-10-CM code set

includes practice activities at the end of each chapter and assigned exercises in the online modules.

Online module exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features

reinforce the coding rules and concepts, reflect the book s step-by-step organization, and enhance your comprehension.

Real-life coding reports

simulate the reports that coders encounter on the job and challenge you to apply important coding principles to actual cases from the field.

From the Trenches

and Caution! boxes
provide important tips and helpful advice that will be useful when you are working in the field. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes include excerpts of actual coding guidelines, each accompanied by in-text explanations.
 

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Contents

1 An overview of icd10cm
1
2 Using icd10cm
19
3 Icd10cm outpatient coding and reporting guidelines
37
4 Chapterspecific guidelines icd10cm chapters 110
59
5 Chapterspecific guidelines icd10cm chapters 1114
109
6 Chapterspecific guidelines icd10cm chapters 1521
125
APPENDIX A Online examinations and ceu certificate of completion
164
APPENDIX B Practice answers
165
Index
173

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