Learning advanced medical coding concepts is easy with Carol J. Buck's time-tested step-by-step method! Building on what you learned in "Step-by-Step Medical Coding", this case-based text simulates the professional coding experience and provides an in-depth understanding of physician-based medical coding and services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Patient cases throughout reflect actual medical records with personal details changed or removed, giving you real-world experience coding from physical documentation with advanced material. Enhance your clinical decision-making skills and learn to confidently pull the right information from documents, select the right codes, determine the correct sequencing of those codes, and more.
Table of Contents
* Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services * Medicine * Radiology * Pathology and Laboratory * Integumentary System * Cardiovascular System * Digestive System, Hemic/Lymphatic System, and Mediastinum/Diaphragm * Musculoskeletal System * Respiratory System * Urinary, Male Genital, and Endocrine Systems * Female Genital System and Maternity Care/Delivery * Nervous System * Eye and Auditory Systems * Anesthesia Appendix A. E/M Audit Form Appendix B. CMS AB-01-44 Appendix C. Resources Appendix D. Abbreviations Appendix E. Answers to every other case