ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2013 Edition, 1e
Completely updated and filled with user-friendly features, ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS medical coding all in one practical, hands-on resource! Leading medical coding authorities, Karla Lovaasen and Jennifer Schwerdtfeger, combine basic coding principles with clear examples and challenging exercises to give you a thorough understanding of diagnosis coding in the hospital and physician office. Dedicated ICD-10-CM/PCS coverage thoroughly prepares you for the proposed October 2014 ICD-10 implementation date. ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OCGR) provide fast, easy access to the latest codes and examples for proper application. Integrated medical record coverage provides a context for coding and familiarizes you with documents youâll encounter on the job. MS-DRG documentation and reimbursement details guide you through this key component of the coding process. Disease coverage with illustrations and coding examples helps you understand how commonly encountered conditions relate to ICD-10-CM coding. Numerous coding exercises and examples in each chapter break key content into manageable segments and challenge you to apply chapter concepts to solve problems. A&P content in each coding chapter includes full-color illustrations to clarify important anatomy and physiology concepts that are essential for proper coding. Drug data familiarizes you with medication names you may encounter in medical records for greater coding accuracy. UPDATED! Includes the latest ICD-10 code revisions to ensure you have the most up-to-date information available.