E/M Auditing Step , 3rd Edition

Author
By Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P
ISBN
9781455751990
Publication Date
11-12-2012
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  • 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 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.

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.


Key Features
  • 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.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9781455751990
Author Informaiton By Carol J. Buck, MS, CPC, CCS-P, Former Program Director, Medical Secretarial Programs, Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN
Pp Authortext Buck
New to this Edition
  • 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.
Table of Content

Unit 1: Evaluation and Management

1. Introduction

2. E/M Codes

Unit 2: Examination

Unit 3: Resources

1. 1995 Documentation Guidelines for E/M Services

2. 1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services

3. Internet Only Manual (IOM) 104, 30.6

Appendix A: Unit 1, Evaluation and Management Practice Answers

Appendix B: Examination Answers

Appendix C: E/M Audit Forms

Appendix D: Abbreviations

Appendix E: Further Text Resources

E-SBN 9781455754281
Imprint Saunders
Publication Date 11-12-2012
Pages 262
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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