Step By Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition E Book

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323567614
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! From Carol J. Buck, the bestselling Step-by-Step Medical Coding is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Explanations of coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce understanding of the material. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, an Evolve website includes 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build your skills and remember the material. 30-day trial access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials gives you experience with using an encoder (in addition to separate encoder practice exercises on the Evolve website). Learning Objective Review questions are included at the end of each chapter. UNIQUE! Concrete "real-life" coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases. Instructor-led assessments on the companion Evolve website provide additional assessment options in classroom settings (answers and rationales provided at the discretion of your instructor). UNIQUE! Four coding-question variations — covering both single-code questions and multiple-code questions and scenarios — develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills. Over 450 total illustrations help you understand the types of medical conditions and procedures being coded, along with examples taken directly from Elsevier's professional ICD-10 and HCPCS manuals. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes show the official guidelines wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations. UNIQUE! Coders’ Index in the back of the book makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes. Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts and emphasize key information. Valuable tips and advice are offered in features such as From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out, and CMS Rules. Sample electronic health record screenshots (located in Appendix D) show examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace. NEW! Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job. NEW! Glossary review questions are included at the end of each chapter.

Step By Step Medical Coding 2017 Edition E Book

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323496393
Size: 36.66 MB
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! From Carol J. Buck, the bestselling Step-by-Step Medical Coding is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Practice exercises follow each 'step' of information to reinforce your understanding of important concepts. In-depth coverage includes reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, with an Evolve website that includes 30-day access to TruCode(R) Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! 30-day access to TruCode(R) Encoder Essentials (in addition to separate encoder practice exercises on the Evolve companion website) help you understand how to utilize an encoder.A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build skills and remember the material.UNIQUE! Real-world coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases.Over 500 illustrations include medical conditions and procedures to help you understand the services being coded.Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information.Valuable tips and advice are offered in features such as From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out, and CMS Rules.UNIQUE! Four coding-question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills, including one-code or multiple-code answers.Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official guidelines wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations.UNIQUE! Coders' Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes.Sample Electronic Health Record screenshots in the appendix provide examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace.Online practice activities on Evolve include questions such as multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and coding reports.A workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice with more than 1,200 theory, practical, and report exercises (odd-numbered answers provided in appendix) to reinforce understanding of medical coding. Available separately.Medical Coding Online uses animations, photographs, drawings, narrated slide shows, case-based exercises, pop-up definitions, and professional insights to reinforce coding concepts from the Step-by-Step text. Available separately.

Step By Step Medical Coding 2014 Edition

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323240828
Size: 67.26 MB
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with in-depth coverage from the most trusted name in coding education! Carol J. Buck’s Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2014 Edition is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding systems. Explanations of coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, this edition provides complete coverage of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system in preparation for the upcoming ICD-10 transition. No other text on the market so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! Over 500 illustrations of medical procedures and conditions help you understand the services being coded. Real-life coding reports simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases. Complete coverage of ICD-10-CM prepares you for the upcoming transition to ICD-10. Dual coding addresses the transition to ICD-10 by providing coding answers in both ICD-9 and ICD-10. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations. From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out!, and CMS Rules boxes offer valuable, up-to-date tips and advice for working in today’s medical coding field. Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information. Four coding question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills. Coder’s Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes. Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job. New appendix with sample Electronic Health Record (EHR) screenshots provides examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace.

Workbook For Step By Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition E Book

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323567584
Size: 13.46 MB
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Practice your coding skills with this practical workbook! Corresponding to the chapters in Carol J. Buck's bestselling Step-by-Step Medical Coding, this workbook offers coding review and practice with more than 1,200 theory, practical, and reporting questions (odd-numbered answers provided in appendix), including 100 original source documents to familiarize you with reports similar to those you will encounter on the job. It’s a complete review of all the code sets covered in the text! UNIQUE! 100 real-world coding reports (cleared of all confidential information), provide experience with reports similar to those you will encounter in practice. Theory exercises include fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and true or false questions. Practical exercises offer additional practice with line coding. Coding answer format mirrors the main text (including "multiple codes needed" icons) Answers to only the odd numbered questions are available in Appendix B to check your accuracy. NEW! Updated content includes the latest coding information available.

The Next Step Advanced Medical Coding And Auditing 2016 Edition

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323389120
Size: 46.79 MB
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Mastering advanced medical coding skills is easier with Carol J. Buck's proven, step-by-step method! The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2016 Edition uses real-world patient cases to explain coding for services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Hands-on practice with physician documentation helps you take the next step in coding proficiency. With this guide from coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, you will learn to confidently pull the right information from medical documents, select the right codes, determine the correct sequencing of those codes, and then properly audit cases. UNIQUE! Evaluation and Management (E/M) audit forms include clear coding instructions to help reduce errors in determining the correct level of service. Real-world patient cases (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the first year of coding on-the-job by using actual medical records. More than 185 full-color illustrations depict and clarify advanced coding concepts. From the Trenches boxes highlight the real-life experiences of professional medical coders and include photographs, quotes, practical tips, and advice. UPDATED content includes the latest coding information available, for accurate coding and success on the job.

Medical Coding Online For Step By Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition Access Code Textbook And Workbook Package

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780323568999
Size: 53.17 MB
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This money saving package includes: Buck: Step-By-Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition Buck: Workbook to accompany Step-By-Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition Buck: Medical Coding Online for Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition Please refer to the individual product pages for the duration of access to these products.

Workbook For Step By Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780323430791
Size: 16.47 MB
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Practice your coding skills with this practical workbook! Corresponding to the chapters in Carol J. Buck's bestselling Step-by-Step Medical Coding, this workbook offers coding review and practice with more than 1,200 theory, practical, and reporting questions (odd-numbered answers provided in appendix), including 100 original source documents to familiarize you with reports similar to those you will encounter on the job. It's a complete review of all the code sets covered in the text! UNIQUE! 100 real-world coding reports (cleared of all confidential information), provide experience with reports similar to those you will encounter in practice. Theory exercises include fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and true or false questions. Practical exercises offer additional practice with line coding. Coding answer format mirrors the main text (including "multiple codes needed" icons) Answers to only the odd numbered questions are available in Appendix B to check your accuracy. NEW! Updated content includes the latest coding information available.

Step By Step Medical Coding 2015

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780323279819
Size: 39.52 MB
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Overview: Carol J. Buck's Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2014 Edition demonstrates how to code using all current coding systems. Explanations of coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, this edition provides complete coverage of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system in preparation for the upcoming ICD-10 transition. Over 500 illustrations of medical procedures and conditions help you understand the services being coded; Real-life coding reports simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases; Complete coverage of ICD-10-CM prepares you for the upcoming transition to ICD-10; Dual coding addresses the transition to ICD-10 by providing coding answers in both ICD-9 and ICD-10; Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations; From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out!, and CMS Rules boxes offer valuable, up-to-date tips and advice for working in today's medical coding field; Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information; Four coding question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills; Coder's Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes; Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job; New appendix with sample Electronic Health Record (EHR) screenshots provides examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace.

Conquer Medical Coding 2018

Author: Jean Juek
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803679785
Size: 22.66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Take a real-world approach to coding that prepares you for the AAPC or AHIMA certification exams and for professional practice in any health care setting. The book is also a handy resource you can turn to throughout your career. Unique decision trees show you how to logically assign a code. It's the only text that breaks down the decision-making process into a visual and repeatable process! You’ll learn exactly how to select the correct ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Each section parallels the Official Coding Guidelines, with a special emphasis on commonly used codes. A wealth of learning tools and tips, along with critical-thinking exercises and real-life case studies, provide the practice you need to master coding. Brief reviews of A&P and pathophysiology put the codes into perfect context.

E M Auditing Step E Book

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455774863
Size: 66.67 MB
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Building your skills as a professional coder and auditor, E/M Auditing Step, 3rd Edition provides a thorough review of the 17 Evaluation and Management (E/M) subsections presented in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) manual. Real-life scenarios let you practice coding with cases taken from actual documentation. An outline format includes plenty of practice questions, making it easy to review and prepare for E/M certification exams. Written by coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this edition covers both ICD-9 and ICD-10 code sets, and helps you gain the accuracy and proficiency you need for success in auditing records and in E/M coding. A convenient outline format provides easy-to-follow, efficient coverage of E/M coding. An introduction to E/M coding describes how to fill out the main audit form used in the book, then breaks down each of the 17 E/M CPT subsections separately. Follow-up questions and reports test your comprehension of the E/M subsections and allow you to build confidence. An examination with answers prepares you for the professional environment with 17 real-life cases covering E/M codes. 1995 and 1997 E/M Documentation Guidelines, along with an Internet Only Manual, provide a quick reference to all E/M coding variations. Useful appendices include answers to Unit 1 questions and the Unit 2 exam, blank audit forms for practice, abbreviations, and additional resources. UPDATED content lets you practice using the 2013 code sets. Dual coding includes answers for both ICD-9 and ICD-10, preparing you for the diagnosis coding sets of both today and tomorrow.