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3-2-1 Code It! 6th Edition

Michelle A. Green

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Ideal for beginners and experienced professionals, Green's 3-2-1 CODE IT! 6th Edition is a comprehensive, easy-to-use medical coding guide with tools to keep learners as current as possible. This best seller addresses the latest updates on ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT®, and HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions, and guidelines. Using an intuitive approach, it begins with diagnosis coding, then provides more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. You'll find coverage of both ICD-10 code sets and of inpatient and outpatient coding. Exercises, case studies, and checklists prepare readers for earning coding credentials; there are tips on career advancement, too. Also available: the MindTap® interactive digital learning experience.

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Michelle A. Green, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts

Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts R Bio: Michelle A. Green, MPS, RHIA, FAHIMA, CPC is an Adjunct Professor in the Health Information Management Department at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts. Ms. Green has also held the position of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department at the State University of New York, College of Technology, Alfred, from 1984 through 2016. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the Health Information Management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College’s Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, and the FORE Triumph Educator Award from the AHIMA. Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA), and a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). She earned a BS from Daemen College and an MPS degree from Alfred University. Ms. Green has authored three successful books related to coding and health information.

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  • COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS BOTH COMPUTER-ASSISTED CODING (CAC) AS WELL AS E&M CODING. Readers learn about the nuances of computer-assisted coding (CAC) to ensure accurate review and validation, while clear illustrations and solid explanations detail E&M coding for reimbursement.
  • COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE DETAILS BOTH INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT CODING INFORMATION IN ONE RESOURCE. This all-in-one coding textbook devotes a full chapter to inpatient coding and another to outpatient coding. In addition, the author provides key coverage of insurance and reimbursement and coding conventions, guidelines, and procedures.
  • INTERESTING EXAMPLES, NOTES, AND TIPS REINFORCE EACH CODING CONCEPT. Readers quickly retain and can easily review the book’s most important concepts with the proven, helpful learning features throughout this edition.
  • HANDY TABLES ORGANIZE CODING CONVENTIONS IN AN "AT-A-GLANCE" FORMAT. These accessible tables offer instant tools for immediate and long-term reference and review.
  • IMMEDIATE FOCUS ON CODING CAREERS EQUIPS READERS TO ADVANCE PROFESSIONALLY. Whether readers are beginning coders at the start of their coding careers or experienced professionals, this edition's opening chapter provides a useful career overview with corresponding exercises to help readers create effective resumes and become actively involved in professional associations and online forums.
  • EXCLUSIVE ENCODERPRO.COM SOFTWARE GIVES READERS HANDS-ON PRACTICE USING A LEADING WEB-BASED CODING TOOL. Readers learn how to use leading commercial software to look up codes in seconds and save time while still complying with today’s demanding coding guidelines.
  • MOST UP-TO-DATE, ACCURATE INFORMATION ON CODING GUIDELINES PREPARES READERS FOR PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. This edition details the most recent information on the latest coding guidelines and today’s certification requirements.

Table of Contents

3-2-1 Code It!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Overview of Coding.
2. Introduction to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding.
3. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Conventions.
4. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines.
5. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Hospital Inpatient Coding.
6. ICD-10-CM Physician Office and Outpatient Coding.
7. HCPCS Level II National Coding.
8. Introduction to CPT Coding.
9. CPT Evaluation and Management.
10. CPT Anesthesia
11. CPT Surgery I.
12. CPT Surgery II.
13. CPT Surgery III.
14. CPT Surgery IV.
15. CPT Surgery V.
16. CPT Radiology.
17. CPT Pathology and Laboratory.
18. CPT Medicine.
19. Insurance and Reimbursement.
Appendix I. E/M CodeBuilder.
Appendix II. Coding Practice Using www.EncoderPro.com.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Index.
Quick Notes: Inpatient ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding; Outpatient ICD-10-CM Coding; CPT Coding.
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