Professional Review Guide for the CCS-P Examination, 2015 Edition

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  • AUTHOR: Patricia Schnering
  • ISBN-13: 9781285863375 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 768 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2016     Published
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Overview

About The Product

Take your career to the next level with PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS-P® EXAMINATION, 2015 EDITION, an essential, effective preparation tool for the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) exam. This review guide gives you practice interpreting documentation and applying your knowledge by assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures for a variety of patient settings. Use the online quizzing tool to create quizzes, sort quiz content by subject area or domain, and set time limits for exams. Get a more personalized exam preparation experience with PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS-P® EXAMINATION, 2015 EDITION..

Features

  • 2015 Edition: Includes a chapter on ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding. PLEASE NOTE: if you need this book with ICD-10 content, the 2014 edition is recommended until the 2016 edition releases in January.
  • Mapped Competencies: Abundant questions focus on American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) competencies covered on the CCS-P® examination to familiarize students with the exam's format and focus.
  • Study Options: Students control the way they learn using text and online features designed to grow their knowledge, develop hands-on skills, and build confidence for success on the job.
  • Unmatched Test Prep: A variety of self-assessment tools prepare students for the certification exam, including recommended resources, general study tips, multiple-choice coding questions, coding case studies for various health settings, highly realistic mock examinations, a case study coding review, and competency maps to help students target their efforts and assess progress.
  • Customizable Online Quizzing.Now it's easy to link your students in a single course by generating a Learning Code; create and assign exams by subject area or domain. Track student progress by domain. Export grades to your gradebook.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Patricia Schnering

    Patricia Schnering, RHIA, CCS, is the founder, author, and publisher of Professional Review Guides, Inc., and PRG Publishing, Inc. Previously, she worked as a Health Information Management (HIM) consultant and as an adjunct instructor of HIM at St. Petersburg College. She was also president of her local GCHIMA and a delegate to the FHIMA, where she served on committees and the board of directors, and earned the FHIMA Literary Award in 2000 and 2006. Currently, Patricia serves as a delegate to the FHIMA and on the advisory board at St. Petersburg College. She is a member of AHIMA and the Assembly on Education (AOE). In addition to a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Florida, Patricia holds CCS and RHIA certifications from St. Petersburg College.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
1. Examination Study Strategies and Resources.
2. Coding Review.
3. Health Data Content.
4. Medical Science.
5. Classification Systems and Secondary Data Sources.
6. Medical Billing and Reimbursement Systems.
7. ICD-9-CM Coding. [alternate ICD-10-CM chapter available online and in quizzing software]
8. CPT Coding.
9. CCS-P Case Study Coding Review.
10. CCS-P Case Study Coding Review Answer Key.
11. CCS-P Mock Examinations for Section 1 and Section 2.
12. CCS-P Mock Examination for Section 3: Coding Cases.
13. CCS-P Mock Examination Section 3 Answer Key.
Appendix A: Pharmacology.
Appendix B: Laboratory Testing.
Appendix C: Official ICD-9-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
Evaluation Form.

New to this Edition

  • 2015 Edition: Includes a chapter on ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding. PLEASE NOTE: if you need this book with ICD-10 content, the 2014 edition is recommended until the 2016 edition releases in January.
  • New Hospital Classifications: Current information about MS-DRGs keeps students abreast of changes in the coding practices of hospitals and other clinical settings.
  • More Procedures: Updated Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding deciphers the vocabulary professionals use when reporting medical procedures and services to insurance companies.
  • Updated Questions: New and enhanced practice questions cover all changes to the CCS-P® exam, including all key competencies.

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