Medical Coding Demystified: Coding 101 for Non-coders 2018

Medical Coding Demystified: Coding 101 for Non-coders 2018
ISBN: 978-1-63527-398-4
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Get to know Coding Principles with This Essential 2018 Updated Edition

Medical Coding Demystified: Coding 101 for Non-coders imparts an inside view of medical coding and its impact on the financial success of your organization. Whether you’re working in billing, registration, reception, the back office, clinical areas, management, or interested in developing your coding knowledge and skills, we lay out the guidance you need to understand the inner workings of medical coding and get the most from your team.

Updated for 2018, Medical Coding Demystified: Coding 101 for Non-coders 2018 is both an introduction to the coding process and a guidebook for working with coders.

Suzan Hauptman, MPM, CPC, CEMC, CEDC, translates her coding and management expertise in easy-to-follow language that will guide you on a journey through the coding world — from various code sets for diagnosis and procedure codes to Medicare regulations and documentation requirements. She shows you every step of the coding process, from selecting coding tools to making a code selection.


We’ve crafted a select set of features based on the most common questions about coding from healthcare professionals, as well as the recommendations from our core group of veteran coding educators:

  • Introduction to major code sets—CPT®, HCPCS, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS, including organization, code structure, and examples
  • Introduction to Medicare guidelines and payer methodologies, with key terms and advice
  • Documentation requirements with expert tips to ensure compliance
  • Actual medical reports to demonstrate the coding process
  • Numerous figures and tables to help you visualize key information
  • Training and certification requirements for coders to boost their skills
  • Sample coding job description and recommendations for hiring coders
  • Sample patient data forms and tips on data collection
  • Glossary of Billing, Coding, and Reimbursement Terms to keep you in the know
  • Dictionary style headers and bleed tabs with color coding for easy navigation
  • Links in each chapter to our best-selling coding publications to provide additional information
  • And many more!

Medical Coding Demystified: Coding 101 for Non-coders 2018 is an indispensable resource to learn medical coding.

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