MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E provides you with the experience, tips, and essential skills necessary to succeed on both the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) National Coding Exams. This resource presents information on the national organizations, the types of exams offered, associated credentialing, and extensive exam preparation and practice focused on essential medical coding subject areas and test domains. MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E also provides you with information on employment opportunities in medical insurance coding and the professional responsibilities that accompany this profession. In addition to numerous chapter activities, this text contains three written mock exams and three timed electronic exams on the accompanying CD-ROM.
Table of Contents
How to Use This Book.
About The Author.
2. The Importance of Being a Coder.
3. Preparing for the Exam.
4. Taking the Exam.
5. After the Exam.
6. ICD-O Coding.
7. Current Procedural Terminology.
8. Evaluation and Management Code.
9. Health Care Procedure Coding System.
Appendix A CCS-P Exam.
Appendix B CPC Exam.
Appendix C CCA Exam.
Appendix D Answer Sheets.
Appendix E ICD-9 Combining Forms.
Appendix F ICD-10 Overview.
Appendix G List of Abbreviations.