Understanding Medical Coding: A Comprehensive Guide

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Authors : Sandra L. Johnson; Robin Linker


640 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition

©2013 , Published


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With coverage of both inpatient and outpatient coding, UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL CODING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, THIRD EDITION teaches students everything they need to know about medical coding. Through clear, step-by-step instructions, students are taught how to code a claim correctly, link the correct ... more


Outpatient and inpatient coding are addressed in detail.

This text covers all aspects of billing, reimbursement, and collections issues so that students are prepared to work in any medical billing setting

Step-by-step instructions for claim submission for various insurance carriers are included.

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New to this Edition

The text has been updated to include the most recent information on topics such as HIPAA and new legislation.

A new chapter on CPT modifiers has been added for more comprehensive coverage.

Additional tips, examples, tables, charts, and photos have been added to supplement the text material.

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