Higher Education

Medical Coding Specialists's Exam Review-Physician, 2nd Edition

  • includes Exam Review Software
  • Lynette Olsen, CPC, CCS-P, CPC-H Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona
  • ISBN-10: 1111131767  |  ISBN-13: 9781111131760
  • 288 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005
  • © 2012 | Published
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Overview

MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E provides your students 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 your students 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.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers three exams: The American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) CCS-P and CCA exams and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) CPC exam.
  • Contains two full mock exams for each test, CPC, CCS-P and CCA for a total of six exams.
  • Provides coding and activity exercises in every chapter to help thoroughly prepare your students to pass the exam.
  • Explains prerequisites for the exams plus job outlooks once your students are certified.
  • Answers and rationales to the Activity Exercises are included.
  • Two new Appendices that cover ICD-10 implementation and ICD-9 Combination Coding.
  • Free Online Companion that offers an ICD-10 Answer Key for Chapter Activities and exams in the back of the book.

Table of Contents

Preface.
How to Use This Book.
About The Author.
1. Introduction.
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.
10. Abstracting.
11. Reimbursement.
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.
Glossary.

What's New

  • More anatomy and physiology throughout the ICD-9 and OPT sections.
  • Includes a list of abbreviations, a study plan, and glossary of terms.
  • Two new appendices that cover ICD-10 implementation and ICD-9 Combination Coding.
  • Updates to all exams.
  • Includes one new CPC exam and one new CCS-P exam.
  • Free Online Companion that offers an ICD-10 Answer Key for Chapter Activities and back of book exams.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lynette Olsen, CPC, CCS-P, CPC-H

Lynette Olsen has been the Medical Instructor/Program Manager at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona for more than twelve years. She is a certified professional coder and a current member of both the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). She has a Doctorate Degree in Higher Education and a Masters Degree in Public Administration. Ms. Olsen has developed her own online highly comprehensive coding and test prep courses, as well as extensive curriculum for health administration courses at Pima College.