E/M Auditing Step

E/M Auditing Step

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Building your skills as a professional coder and auditor, E/M Auditing Step, 3rd Edition provides a thorough review of the 17 Evaluation and Management (E/M) subsections presented in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) manual. Real-life scenarios let you practice coding with cases taken from actual documentation. An outline format includes plenty of practice questions, making it easy to review and prepare for E/M certification exams. Written by coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this edition covers both ICD-9 and ICD-10 code sets, and helps you gain the accuracy and proficiency you need for success in auditing records and in E/M coding. A convenient outline format provides easy-to-follow, efficient coverage of E/M coding. An introduction to E/M coding describes how to fill out the main audit form used in the book, then breaks down each of the 17 E/M CPT subsections separately. Follow-up questions and reports test your comprehension of the E/M subsections and allow you to build confidence. An examination with answers prepares you for the professional environment with 17 real-life cases covering E/M codes. 1995 and 1997 E/M Documentation Guidelines, along with an Internet Only Manual, provide a quick reference to all E/M coding variations. Useful appendices include answers to Unit 1 questions and the Unit 2 exam, blank audit forms for practice, abbreviations, and additional resources. UPDATED content lets you practice using the 2013 code sets. Dual coding includes answers for both ICD-9 and ICD-10, preparing you for the diagnosis coding sets of both today and tomorrow.Practice 10A, Report A ICD-9-CM Rationale: A. This is the correct choice because the documentation supported a comprehensive ... The additional 40 minutes are reported with the prolonged service code 99354, which is direct face- to-face care of a patient in an outpatient setting. ... The Index indicates 250.40 [ 583.81], which instructs you to list 583.81 for diabetic nephropathy after 250.40. ... Copyright Ac 2013, 2009, 2008 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Title:E/M Auditing Step
Author:Carol J. Buck
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-08-07


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