Learning to Code with ICD-9-CM 2011 (Paperback)
Updated to include the new and revised ICD-9-CM codes for 2010, this comprehensive, system-based text teaches the essential ICD-9-CM coding skills needed in medical coding and billing careers. The text provides an overview of ICD-9-CM guidelines on coding practice and introduces students to medical records, including how to locate information and code accurately and efficiently.
The book covers symptoms, signs, diagnoses, procedures, and their ICD-9-CM codes by system, and uses actual medical records to show how to code conditions and procedures. A section explains how the coding process affects reimbursement and health services administration. Each chapter includes coding practice exercises.
The robust online course accompanying the book has additional activities to supplement the textbook, and is available for WebCT, Blackboard, and LWW thePoint.