Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide

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Practical and easy to understand, UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL CODING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, THIRD EDITION teaches readers everything they need to know about medical coding. Through clear, step-by-step instructions, readers will learn how to code a claim correctly, link the correct CPT and ICD-9-CM codes for reimbursement, understand adjustments as well as how and when to bill patients, and determine what to do if there is a denial or rejection. Coverage has been thoroughly updated to include information on ICD-10-CM and how it compares to ICD-9-CM. CPT coding and modifiers are also discussed, as well as more code-specific information, concentrating on specialty coding and the levels of coding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Read the following chart notes and radiology report and assign the correct ICD-9- CM and CPT codes for physician billing. Patient ... We will now evaluate X-rays of her hands to compare with those taken in 2008 to see the extent ofjoint damage and/or progression. ... 410 Chapter 11 Radiology, Pathology, and Laboratory.

Title:Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide
Author:Sandra Johnson, Robin Linker
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-02-29


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