Practical and easy to understand, UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL CODING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, THIRD EDITION teaches readers everything they need to know about medical coding. Through clear, step-by-step instructions, readers will learn how to code a claim correctly, link the correct CPT and ICD-9-CM codes for reimbursement, understand adjustments as well as how and when to bill patients, and determine what to do if there is a denial or rejection. Coverage has been thoroughly updated to include information on ICD-10-CM and how it compares to ICD-9-CM. CPT coding and modifiers are also discussed, as well as more code-specific information, concentrating on specialty coding and the levels of coding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.To determine the level of CPT code based on the time factor, there is no regard for the history, exam, or medical ... In reviewing Table 5a4 for new patient office E/ M services, note that the time factor is higher for code 99205 than the exampleanbsp;...
|Title||:||Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide|
|Author||:||Sandra Johnson, Robin Linker|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-02-29|