Updated to include the new and revised ICD-9-CM codes for 2007, this comprehensive, system-based text teaches the essential ICD-9-CM coding skills needed in medical coding and billing careers. The text provides an overview of ICD-9-CM guidelines on coding practice and introduces students to medical records, including how to locate information and code accurately and efficiently. The book covers symptoms, signs, diagnoses, procedures, and their ICD-9-CM codes by system, and uses actual medical records to show how to code conditions and procedures. A section explains how the coding process affects reimbursement and health services administration. Each chapter includes coding practice exercises.... bad; painful to suture removal of down surgical repair poison through bad within; into chest; pleural cavity Example Definition of ... Codes for Multiple Injuries Multiple traumatic injuries can be present at the time of a patienta#39;s admission to a hospital. ... The patient was admitted to the hospital through the emergency department for a ruptured spleen, four broken ribs, whiplash, and multiple contusions.
|Title||:||Learning to Code with ICD-9-CM for Health Information Management and Health Services Administration 2007|
|Author||:||Thomas J. Falen, Aaron Liberman|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2006-12-01|