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3-2-1 Code It!: 2012 Update, 3rd Edition

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  • Michelle A. Green Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-10: 1133594689  |  ISBN-13: 9781133594680
  • 960 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2010, 2007
  • © 2012 | Published
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3,, 2,, 1 CODE IT! 2012 UPDATE 3rd Edition combines ICD-9-CM,, CPT,, and HCPCS Level II coding concepts into one convenient package that offers a level of detail suitable for beginning and more experienced coders alike. This text includes the latest code sets,, conventions,, guidelines,, new content about health reform,, Medicare''s contracting reform,, diagnosis-related groups ((DRGs)),, and more. 3,, 2,, 1 CODE IT! 2012 UPDATE 3rd Edition also contains information about career opportunities for coders,, the importance of joining professional organizations and obtaining credentials,, the impact of working with other coding professionals,, and how to develop opportunities for career advancement. When students are ready to earn a coding credential,, this text will help them prepare and practice for a professional career.

Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient ICD-9-CM information.
  • Side-by-side ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding.
  • Examples provided for each coding concept to clarify application.
  • Notes and Tips throughout highlight important information.
  • Tables organize coding conventions into an easy to read, ''at-a-glance'' format.
  • Chapter Reviews and Coding Practice exercises test knowledge and critical thinking.
  • Internet Links encourage expansion of field knowledge.
  • Quick Notes pull-out sheets provide quick coding reference.
  • StudyWare™ features additional chapter quizzes, games, and 45 coding cases with multimedia.
  • Includes 59-day trial of EncoderPro.com—Expert from Ingenix.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Coding.
2. Introduction to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding.
3. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Convention.
4. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Guidelines.
5. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Hospital Inpatient Coding.
6. ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM 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 CodeBuilde.
Appendix II: ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
Appendix III: Coding Practice Using www.EncoderPro.com.
Inpatient ICD-9-CM Coding Quick Notes.
Outpatient ICD-9-CM Coding Quick Notes.
CPT Coding Quick Notes.

What's New

  • Fully updated to latest 2012 ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS code sets, conventions, and guidelines.
  • 2012 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS content to facilitate the coming transition.
  • Coverage of Computer-assisted coding ((CAC)) .
  • Expanded, illustrated content on E&M coding .

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Michelle A. Green

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.