Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2012 (Paperback)

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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with comprehensive coverage from the most trusted source in the field! Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2012 Edition is the practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly ho...

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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with comprehensive coverage from the most trusted source in the field! Step-by-Step Medical Coding 2012 Edition is the practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all of today's coding systems by providing an in-depth introduction to essential coding concepts followed by practice exercises that reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, the 2012 edition offers complete coverage of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system in preparation for the transition in 2013. No other text on the market so thoroughly prepares you for all coding systems in one source!



  • Complete coverage of the new ICD-10 code set prepares you for the upcoming transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 in October 2013.
  • Dual coding in Units 4 and 5 (where both ICD-10 and ICD-9 answers are provided for every exercise, chapter review, and workbook question) ensures you can code using the systems of both today and tomorrow.
  • Consistent, full-color design provides easy navigation and presents material in a unique, compelling way.

  • In-text exercises throughout each chapter reinforce coding rules and concepts and follow the book's step-by-step approach.

  • Quick Check features immediately reinforce key concepts and test your retention and understanding.
  • Concrete "real-life" coding examples help you apply important coding principles and practices to actual scenarios from the field.

  • Toolbox features provide additional real-world cases for analyzing and applying your coding knowledge.

  • Over 450 total illustrations of medical procedures or conditions help you understand the services being coded.
  • Answer formats develop you...

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ISBN 9781455706228
Genre MEDICAL / Medical History & Records
Format Paperback
Pages 1014
Publisher Date 2011-12-05 00:00:00.0
Publisher W B Saunders Co
Copyright Year 2012
Wdth 8.75 in
Thickness 1.5 in
Unit weight 4.75 lb
Height 11.0 in
Language English
Series Name Step-by-step Medical Coding
Edition Number 1
Audience Professional and scholarly
Authors Buck, Carol J.

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