Understanding ICD-9-CM Coding: A Worktext

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Cengage Learning, Jul 25, 2012 - Business & Economics - 704 pages
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UNDERSTANDING ICD-9 CM CODING: A WORKTEXT, 3rd Edition will help your students gain confidence in ICD-9-CM diagnostic and procedural coding. This text, updated with the 2010 coding changes and ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, is a comprehensive, hands-on worktext. It contains practice exercises throughout that help your students test themselves and illustrations of human anatomy and surgical procedures that clarify concepts, as well as medical abbreviations relating to body systems. When used in conjunction with a coding manual, this worktext will help your students master ICD-9-CM coding for all medical specialties.
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Consultant & Owner, Health Information Professional Service; Instructor, Health Information Technology Program, Broome Community College, Binghamton, NYAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA): Registered Health Information Administrator, May 1982-present. New York Health Information Management Association: Active member 1988-present; Board of Directors 1989-1991 Central New York Health Information Management Association: Chairperson Public Relation Committee, 1990-1992; Past President Director, 1989-1990, 1994-1995.

Regina Schaffer is a Reimbursement Educator Specialist for United Health Services in Johnson City, New York. She works with approximately 45 providers educating them on both ICD-9 and CPT coding. Ms. Schaffer also works as a consultant in Binghamton, New York and is an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Broome Community College. Ms. Schaffer is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), past secretary for the local AAPC Chapter from 2000 to 2002 and is a frequently requested speaker on ICD-9-CM and CPT Coding. Ms. Schaffer co-authored UNDERSTANDING ICD-9-CM and UNDERSTANDING PROCEDURAL CODING with Ms. Mary Jo Bowie. She is an accredited Health Information Technician, a Certified Professional Coder and holds a Bachelor of Science degree.

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