Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide

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Author : Sandra L. Johnson


608 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2000

©2006 , Published


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Understanding Medical Coding contains instruction for both inpatient and outpatient coding, and links a connection to the billing/reimbursement/collections process. The book takes the user through all steps necessary to code a claim correctly, link the correct CPT and ICD-9-CM codes for reimbursemen... more


Addresses both outpatient and inpatient coding.

Offers instruction in billing and reimbursement issues, managing the payment cycle

It gives step-by-step instruction for claim submission for various insurance carriers.

HIPAA, Coder Tips and Alerts are very helpful instructional fields.

It guides ... more

New to this Edition

A workbook gives practice in coding exercises.

There are three new chapters, HCPCSII, Medicine Chapter and Inpatient Coding.