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The Next Step Advanced Medical Coding And Auditing 2017 2018 Edition E Book

Author : Carol J. Buck
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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, 2017/2018 Edition shows how to code for services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Real-world cases take your outpatient coding skills a step further by providing hands-on practice with physician documentation. 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 properly audit cases. Real-world patient cases (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the first year of coding on the job by using actual medical records. UNIQUE! From the Trenches boxes highlight the real-life experiences of professional medical coders and include photographs, quotes, practical tips, and advice.UNIQUE! Evaluation and Management (E/M) audit forms include clear coding instructions to help reduce errors in determining the correct level of service. Nearly 200 full-color illustrations depict and clarify advanced coding concepts.Coding updates and tips are also provided on the Evolve companion website.UPDATED content includes the latest coding information available, for accurate coding and success on the job.NEW! Additional Netter's anatomy illustrations provide visual orientation and enhance understanding of specific coding situations.

The Next Step Advanced Medical Coding And Auditing 2016 Edition

Author : Carol J. Buck
ISBN : 9780323389129
Genre : Medical
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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.

The Next Step

Author : Carol J. Buck
ISBN : 1455758973
Genre : Medical
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Learning advanced medical coding is easy with Carol J. Buck's proven, step-by-step method! The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing, 2014 Edition helps you master coding skills for services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Patient cases reflect actual medical records and give you real-world experience with advanced coding. Enhance your decision-making skills and learn to confidently pull the right information from documents, select the right codes, determine the correct sequencing of those codes, properly audit cases, and prepare for the transition to ICD-10 with the help of coding author and educator Carol J. Buck! Realistic patient cases simulate the professional coding experience by using actual medical records (with personal patient details changed or removed), allowing you to practice coding with advanced material. Dual coding addresses the transition to ICD-10 by providing coding answers for both ICD-9 and ICD-10. UNIQUE! Evaluation and Management (E/M) Audit Forms, developed to determine the correct E/M codes, simplify the coding process and help to ensure accuracy. Auditing cases prepare you to assign correct codes to complicated records, as well as audit records for accuracy. From the Trenches boxes highlight the experiences of real-life medical coders and provide practical tips, advice, and encouragement. UNIQUE! Netter anatomy plates in each chapter help you understand anatomy and how it affects coding. More than 160 full-color illustrations depict and clarify advanced concepts. Updated content includes the latest coding information available, to promote accurate coding and success on the job.

Conquer Medical Coding 2018

Author : Jean Juek
ISBN : 9780803679788
Genre : Medical
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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.

Step By Step Medical Coding 2018 Edition E Book

Author : Carol J. Buck
ISBN : 9780323567619
Genre : Medical
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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.

The Next Step 2017 2018

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E M Auditing Step E Book

Author : Carol J. Buck
ISBN : 9781455774869
Genre : Medical
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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.

The Evaluation And Management Step

Author : Carol J. Buck
ISBN : 1416035966
Genre : Medical
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Covering 17 of the E/M subsections from the CPT manual, THE EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT STEP: AN AUDITING TOOL includes three units to help you learn and practice with each subsection. Unit I includes an introduction to E/M coding and breaks down each of the selected 17 subsections in outline format with questions and reports for immediate practice and application. Unit II includes two examinations, each containing 18 fill-in-the-blank cases that correspond to the material from Unit I. Unit III provides the answers to the questions from Units I and II, making it easy to immediately assess your performance. Plus, appendices feature the official guidelines for the ICD-9-CM, E/M Documentation, blank audit forms, abbreviations, and other resources to further your learning. Includes both the 1995 and 1997 E/M Documentation Guidelines in appendices so you can easily reference whichever guidelines you prefer. Outline format makes content easy to follow and understand, plus a follow-up question at the end of each section tests your comprehension as you move through the book. Two practice examinations prepare you for both the exam and the professional environment. Evolve learning resources contain study tips, web links, and content updates and provide you with additional resources and links to information on medical coding.

Medical Record Chart Analyzer

Author : Deborah J. Grider
ISBN : 1579472699
Genre : Medical
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The quality of coding is an important factor in determining the financial health of a practice. When problems occur they must be solved quickly. But before they can be solved, they must be found. Medical Record Chart Analyzer includes medical record documentation with a systematic guide to the medical record review process for the physician's or outpatient office. Learning objectives are included at the beginning of most chapters to overview chapter content and help measure progress. Medical chart review and coding tips are located throughout the book. The application exercises allow the reader to master each topic one chapter at a time. Also included is a final examination to test documentation and auditing skills. By the end of the book, the reader will be able to conduct reviews independently. Authored by Deborah J. Grider, CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P, CCP, an experienced professional in the fields of reimbursement, procedural and diagnostic coding, medical practice management and compliance. Readers can earn up to 10 CEU credits from AAPC.

Buck S The Next Step Advanced Medical Coding And Auditing 2019 2020 Edition

Author : Elsevier
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Master advanced coding skills! Buck's The Next Step: Advanced Medical Coding and Auditing shows how to code for services such as medical visits, diagnostic testing and interpretation, treatments, surgeries, and anesthesia. Real-world cases (cleared of any patient identifiers) takes your coding proficiency a step further by providing hands-on practice with physician documentation. With this guide, you'll learn to pull the right information from medical documents, select the right codes, determine the correct sequencing of those codes, and properly audit cases. Real-world patient cases (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the first year of coding on the job by using actual medical records, allowing you to practice coding with advanced material. UNIQUE! From the Trenches boxes highlight the real-life experiences of professional medical coders and include photographs, quotes, practical tips, and advice. UNIQUE! Evaluation and Management (E/M) audit forms include clear coding instructions to help reduce errors in determining the correct level of service. Over 170 full-color illustrations depict and clarify advanced coding concepts.

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