3-2-1 Code It!,
7th Edition

Michelle Green

ISBN-13: 9781337902809 | ISBN-10: 1337902802

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 912 pages

List Price USD $149.95


Discover today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide, written specifically for beginning coders. Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 7E presents the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT® and HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language and clearly defined terms help you master each concept, while extensive exercises, reviews and coding cases let you practice concepts and prepare to earn coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. You’ll find clear coverage of both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding. HCPCS level II and CPT coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap interactive digital tools further reinforce the coding skills you need for success.

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Meet the Authors

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Michelle Green has been a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the health information technology department at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York, since 2017. Ms. Green held the position of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the physical and life sciences department at the State University of New York, College of Technology for more than 30 years. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the health information management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College’s Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and AHIMA’s FORE Triumph Educator Award. Ms. Green is a registered health information administrator (RHIA), a fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA) and a certified procedural coder (CPC). She earned an M.P.S. degree from Alfred University and a B.S. from Daemen College. Ms. Green has authored three popular textbooks related to coding, revenue management and health information management.

  • UPDATED CONTENT THROUGHOUT THE BOOK AND WORKBOOK REFLECTS THE MOST RECENT CODES. All textbook and workbook coding assignments, examples, exercises and reviews in this edition highlight today's latest ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT and HCPCS level II codes to prepare students for immediate success.
  • THE LATEST CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS BOTH CURRENT CODING THEORY AND CODING PRACTICE. Readers learn about the nuances of coding, including the use of computer-assisted coding (CAC) and encoders. These insights strengthen their abilities to accurately code documented diagnoses, procedures and services. All content is written at a beginning coder level using an easy-to-read format that clearly defines key terms, explains coding concepts and includes examples that clarify the application of coding concepts.
  • NEW ANSWER KEYS IN THE ONLINE INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL SAVE SIGNIFICANT TIME. Convenient answer keys in the Instructor’s Manual, located on the book's Instructor Companion Site (www.cengage.com), provide important support. In addition to solutions, you find tips and suggestions for most effectively assigning codes. For your convenience the answer keys also underline main terms and provide helpful notes that explain how to assign codes for more complex coding cases.
  • NEW WORKBOOK EXERCISES BROADEN STUDENT PRACTICE IN REFINING SKILLS. The author has created new hands-on practice for perfecting important coding skills. New exercises include "Documentation as a Basis for Coding: Determining Medical Necessity" and "Other Classifications, Databases, and Nomenclatures: SNOMED CT".
  • UPDATES PRESENT PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND INSIGHTS. Early chapters in this edition introduce professional associations and discuss professional credentials, encoders and computer-assisted coding (CAC). New examples throughout the ICD-10-CM coding guidelines in Chapter 4 offer glimpses into today's requirements and challenges. Revised examples throughout Chapters 11-18 effectively clarify code assignments.
  • MOST UP-TO-DATE, ACCURATE INFORMATION ON CODING GUIDELINES PREPARES READERS FOR PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. This edition details the most recent information on the latest coding guidelines and today’s certification requirements.
  • COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE CLEARLY PRESENTS BOTH INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT CODING INFORMATION IN ONE RESOURCE. This all-in-one coding textbook devotes a full chapter to inpatient coding and another to outpatient coding. In addition, the author provides key coverage of insurance and reimbursement as well as coding conventions and guidelines and coding of procedures and services.
  • INTERESTING EXAMPLES, NOTES AND CODING TIPS REINFORCE EACH CODING CONCEPT. Readers quickly retain and can easily review the book’s most important concepts with the proven, helpful learning features throughout this edition. Examples show students how to code, while notes clarify coding concepts and coding tips emphasize important coding guidelines.
  • NEW COMPUTER-ASSISTED CODING CASES NOW APPEAR ONLINE WITHIN MINDTAP. New, engaging coding cases online introduce students to the process of computer-assisted coding. Students can immediately practice these skills with these new cases.
  • IMMEDIATE FOCUS ON CODING CAREERS EQUIPS READERS TO ADVANCE PROFESSIONALLY. The first chapter in this edition provides a useful career overview with corresponding exercises to help readers begin their coding career and become actively involved in professional associations and online forums.
  • MOST UP-TO-DATE, ACCURATE INFORMATION ON CODING GUIDELINES PREPARES READERS FOR IMMEDIATE PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. This edition details the most recent information on the latest coding guidelines and today’s certification requirements. Students leave your course prepared for professional testing and professional roles requiring coding expertise.
  • CONVENIENT TABLES ORGANIZE CODING CONCEPTS AND RULES IN AN "AT-A-GLANCE" FORMAT. These handy tables offer throughout this edition provide instant tools for immediate and long-term reference and review.

Table of Contents

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1. Overview of Coding.
2. Introduction to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding.
3. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Conventions.
4. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines.
5. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Hospital Inpatient Coding.
6. ICD-10-CM Physician Office and Outpatient Coding.
7. HCPCS Level II Coding.
8. Introduction to CPT Coding.
9. CPT Evaluation and Management.
10. CPT Anesthesia
11. CPT Surgery I.
12. CPT Surgery II.
13. CPT Surgery III.
14. CPT Surgery IV.
15. CPT Surgery V.
16. CPT Radiology.
17. CPT Pathology and Laboratory.
18. CPT Medicine.
19. Insurance and Reimbursement.
Appendix I. E/M CodeBuilder.

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Instructor's Companion Website for Green's 3-2-1 Code It!

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint® presentations and an instructor’s manual.

Student Workbook for Green's 3-2-1 Code It!

The student workbook is designed to help you retain key chapter content and to provide additional coding practice. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems; and additional coding practice.

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