Professional Review Guide for the RHIA and RHIT Examinations, 2015 Edition

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  • AUTHOR: Patricia Schnering
  • ISBN-13: 9781285863399 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 608 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2016     Published
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About The Product

Take your career to the next level with PROFESSIONAL REVIEW GUIDE FOR THE RHIA/RHIT® EXAMINATIONS, 2015 EDITION, an essential, effective preparation tool for the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) Registered Health Information Administrator/Registered Health Information Technician (RHIA/RHIT) exams. 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 RHIA/RHIT® EXAMINATIONS, 2015 EDITION.


  • Management-Level Content: The wide range of issues covered gives administrators the foundation necessary for solid decision-making. Key topics include health data content and standards, data sources and uses, informatics and information systems, privacy and security, legal and ethical considerations, statistics and research, quality and improvement, organization and management, and human resources.
  • Current Standards: Updated to include the latest standards with regard to electronic medical records, HIPAA requirements, current laws and regulations. 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.
  • Study Options: Readers choose 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-assessments prepare readers for the RHIA® and RHIT® certification exams, 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

  • 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

1. Examination Study Strategies and Resources.
2. Test-Taking Skills.
3. Health Data Content and Standards.
4. Information Retention and Access.
5. Classification Systems and Secondary Data Sources.
6. Medical Billing and Reimbursement Systems.
7. Medical Science.
8. ICD-9-CM Coding.
9. CPT Coding.
10. Informatics and Information Systems.
11. Health Information Privacy and Security.
12. Health Law.
13. Health Statistics and Research.
14. Quality and Performance Improvement.
15. Organization and Management.
16. Human Resources.
17. Mock Examination.
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New to this Edition

  • 2015 Edition: Includes a chapter on ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding; a chapter on ICD-10-CM coding is available online and in the quizzing software. AHIMA will not change their exams over to testing on ICD-10-CM until after ICD-10-CM is implemented.
  • Updated Questions: New and enhanced practice questions cover all changes to the CCS® exam, including all key competencies.

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