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Understanding Current Procedural Terminology and HCPCS Coding Systems, 2021,
8th Edition

Mary Jo Bowie

ISBN-13: 9780357516980 | ISBN-10: 0357516982

Copyright 2022

| Published 2021

| 576 pages

List Price USD $109.95

Overview

Master today's most current 2021 CPT® and HCPCS diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the latest guidelines from federal agencies, Medicare and the American Medical Association (AMA) with Bowie's UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY AND HCPCS CODING SYSTEMS, 2021 EDITION. This trusted resource is updated every year to ensure you learn the most current code sets and developments in the field as you prepare for current certification exams and work in today's medical environment. New case studies and expanded coding assignments draw from actual professional experiences for meaningful practice. Carefully illustrated procedures and current, interesting examples help you perfect your procedural coding skills for all medical specialties. In addition, extensive hands-on practice with MindTap's new digital learning tools guide you in further preparing for procedural coding success.

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Mary Jo Bowie, M.S., B.S., A.A.S., R.H.I.A., R.H.I.T., is the owner of Health Information Professional Services in Binghamton, NY, which provides consulting services for all aspects of health information management. Previously, she served as director of the Health Information Management and Medical Coding program at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts. Widely respected in the field, Ms. Bowie has consulted with health facilities for more than 35 years, has conducted national training seminars on coding and health information management topics and regularly speaks at regional and national professional events. In addition to creating content for Cengage Learning, Ms. Bowie develops instructional content for ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT®/HCPCS and health data courses. She also teaches a variety of health information technology courses. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). In addition, she is a registered health information administrator, accredited health information technician and an AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS-approved trainer. Her education credentials include A.A., B.S. and M.S. degrees.

  • ADDITIONAL CODING ASSIGNMENTS PROVIDE MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO PRACTICE NEWLY ACQUIRED SKILLS. A wealth of practice opportunities and clear explanations provides the information on coding to equip readers for success.
  • UPDATES EVERY YEAR ENSURE THE LATEST CODING INFORMATION. This edition is updated to thoroughly explain the most recent guidelines and changes for evaluation and management coding. Students review most current 2021 CPT® and HCPCS diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the other precise guidelines established by federal agencies, Medicare and the American Medical Association (AMA).
  • UNMATCHED ACCURACY MAKES THIS BOOK A TRUSTED, TIMELY RESOURCE. Painstakingly updated CPT®-4 codes and details meet 2021 industry standards and make this comprehensive learning solution a reliable resource for both novices and professionals.
  • FLEXIBLE CONTENT ACCOMMODATES YOUR TEACHING NEEDS. Whether used alone or as the ideal companion to UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, this practical book provides solid information on procedural coding to equip students for success. This edition can also complement any CPT® or HCPCS Level II manual.
  • MEANINGFUL LEARNING FEATURES ENSURE STUDENTS THOROUGHLY GRASP CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS. A wealth of effective learning features in each chapter enhance readings, capture student interest and direct study. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, key terms, coding examples, notes, tables, Internet links, summaries, exercises and coding assignments work seamlessly keep students focused and engaged throughout your course.
  • THOROUGH PRESENTATION AND BROAD APPLICATIONS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR A VARIETY OF MEDICAL CAREERS. Comprehensive information on the CPT® procedural coding system is ideal for courses and careers in a variety of professional disciplines. This 2021 Edition prepares students to work in health information management or health information technology or as a medical office assistant, coding and reimbursement specialist or health insurance specialist.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Current Procedural Terminology.
2. Modifiers.
3. Evaluation and Management.
4. Anesthesia.
5. Surgery and the Integumentary System.
6. Musculoskeletal System.
7. Respiratory System.
8. Cardiovascular System.
9. Hemic and Lymphatic Systems.
10. Mediastinum and Diaphragm.
11. Digestive System.
12. Urinary System.
13. Male Genital System.
14. Female Genital System.
15. Maternity Care and Delivery.
16. Endocrine System.
17. Nervous System.
18. Eye and Ocular Adnexa.
19. Auditory System and Operating Microscope.
20. Radiology.
21. Pathology And Laboratory.
22. Medicine.
23. HCPCS Codes.
Appendix I: Billing Forms.
Appendix II: Surgical Positions.
Appendix III: Abdominopelvic Divisions.
Appendix IV: 1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services.
Appendix V: 2017 Anesthesia Code Base Units.
Appendix VI: Locality-Adjusted Anesthesia Conversion Factors as a Result of the CY 2017 Final Rule.
Appendix VII: Case Studies.
Glossary.
Index.

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