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Gain confidence in ICD-9-CM diagnostic and procedural coding with this comprehensive, hands-on worktext. Practice exercises are provided throughout to help you test yourself as you go, and illustrations of human anatomy and procedures appear throughout to clarify concepts. When used in conjunction with your coding manual, this learning resource will help you master ICD-9-CM coding for all medical specialties.
About the Author
Mary Jo Bowie is a registered Health Information Administrator, accredited Health Information Technician, and owner of Health Information Professional Services, a medical record consulting firm in Binghamton, New York. For more than 15 years, she has served as an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Broome Community College, teaching courses in medical coding, quality assurance, and computers in healthcare. Ms. Bowie is also a respected author, having written or co-authored numerous successful books on coding and health information management, and she was the New York State nominee for the National Award for Literacy Contribution to Profession in 1993 and 1994. An active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), she has also served on the New York State Health Information Association Board of Directors, where she was education director and a member of the Ambulatory Coding Guideline Committee. Ms. Bowie is a popular national speaker for ICD-9-CM, CPT and ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. She holds associate of arts, bachelor of science, and master of science degrees. Regina Schaffer is a Reimbursement Educator Specialist for United Health Services in Johnson City, New York. She works with approximately 45 providers educating them on both ICD-9 and CPT coding. Ms. Schaffer also works as a consultant in Binghamton, New York and is an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Broome Community College. Ms. Schaffer is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), past secretary for the local AAPC Chapter from 2000 to 2002 and is a frequently requested speaker on ICD-9-CM and CPT Coding. Ms. Schaffer co-authored UNDERSTANDING ICD-9-CM and UNDERSTANDING PROCEDURAL CODING with Ms. Mary Jo Bowie. She is an accredited Health Information Technician, a Certified Professional Coder and holds a Bachelor of Science degree.
Table of Contents
PREFACE. Section I. Introduction to Coding. CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO CODING AND CODING PROFESSIONS. CHAPTER 2: AN OVERVIEW OF ICD-9-CM. CHAPTER 3: ICD-9-CM VOLUME ORGANIZATION. CHAPTER 4: ICD-9-CM CODING CONVENTIONS AND STEPS IN CODING. CHAPTER 5: CODING GUIDELINES. Section II. ICD-9-CM Diagnostic Coding. CHAPTER 6: INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES. CHAPTER 7: NEOPLASMS. CHAPTER 8: ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL, AND METABOLIC DISEASES AND IMMUNITY DISORDERS. CHAPTER 9: DISEASES OF THE BLOOD AND BLOOD-FORMING ORGANS. CHAPTER 10: MENTAL DISORDERS. CHAPTER 11: DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND SENSE ORGANS. CHAPTER 12: DISEASES OF THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM. CHAPTER 13: DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM. CHAPTER 14: DISEASES OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM. CHAPTER 15: DISEASES OF THE GENITOURINARY SYSTEM. CHAPTER 16: COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH, AND PUERPERIUM. CHAPTER 17: DISEASES OF THE SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE. CHAPTER 18: DISEASES OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE. CHAPTER 19: CONGENITAL ANOMALIES. CHAPTER 20: CERTAIN CONDITIONS ORIGINATING IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD. CHAPTER 21: SYMPTOMS, SIGNS, AND ILL-DEFINED CONDITIONS. CHAPTER 22: INJURY AND POISONING. CHAPTER 23: V CODES--SUPPLEMENTARY CLASSIFICATION OF FACTORS INFLUENCING HEALTH STATUS AND CONTACT WITH HEALTH SERVICES. CHAPTER 24: E CODES--SUPPLEMENTARY CLASSIFICATION OF EXTERNAL CAUSES OF INJURY AND POISONING. Section III. ICD-9-CM Procedural Coding. CHAPTER 25: INTRODUCTION TO ICD-9-CM CODING. CHAPTER 26: OPERATIONS ON THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. CHAPTER 27: OPERATIONS ON THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM. CHAPTER 28: OPERATIONS ON THE EYE.