9781418010447

Understanding Medical Coding A Comprehensive Guide

  • ISBN 13:

    9781418010447

  • ISBN 10:

    1418010448

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/01/2006
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Understanding Medical Coding, Second Edition is a practical and relevant guide for the modern health care environment. It provides an overview of CPT and ICD-9-CM coding, and addresses coding issues within specific coding content areas. This edition provides more code-specific information, concentrating on specialties and levels of coding. The book takes you through all steps necessary to code a claim correctly, link the correct codes for reimbursement for insurance carriers and government entities, and explains adjustments and how and when to bill patients. It even provides information on what to do if there is a denial or rejection. This is the product of choice for coding competency. Book jacket.

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