Professional Review Guide for the CCS-P Examination, 2011 Edition

  • AUTHOR: Patricia Schnering
  • ISBN-13: 9781111309176 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 768 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2008
  • ©2012     Published
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About The Product

The PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE CCS-P EXAMINATION, 2011 EDITION book and CD-ROM are essential preparation tools for the AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-based (CCS-P) examination. Have your students apply their knowledge by assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures for a variety of patient settings, and use the CD-ROM to take practice exams to target areas that need further study.


  • Includes new material on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.
  • Coverage of electronic records and pertinent rule changes, HIPAA standards, and more to facilitate your students' understanding of the importance of the changes in these areas of practice.
  • Contains thorough updating of the law, changes in rules of procedure, and standards that keeps you and your students current on changes in the law and practice.
  • Fully updated to the most current code sets and AHIMA-COC standards.
  • Comprehensive resource list and study tips.
  • Multiple choice coding questions.
  • Coding case studies for a variety of health settings.
  • Mock examination and Case Study Coding Review.
  • Competency maps in each chapter allow you to sort quizzes by domain or number of questions, making for more efficient studying.

About the Contributor

  • 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

I. Examination Study Strategies and Resources.
II. Coding Review.
III. Health Date Content, Requirements and Standards.
IV. Medical Science.
V. Classifications Systems and Secondary Data Sources.
VI. Medical Billing and Reimbursement Systems.
VII. ICD-9-CM Coding.
VIII. CPT Coding.
IX. CCS-P Case Study Coding Review.
X. CCS-P Case Study Coding Review Answer Key.
XI. CCS-P Mock Examination.
XII. CCS-P Mock Examination Coding Cases.
XIII. CCS-P Mock Examination Coding Cases Answer Key.
Appendix A: Pharmacology.
Appendix B: Laboratory Testing.
Appendix C: Official ICD-9-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
Evaluation Form.