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Title:
Principles of ICD-9-CM coding
Author:
Grider, Deborah J.
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Publication Information:
[s.n.] : American Medical Association [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
ix, 291 pages ; 28 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781579471415
Format :
Book

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Central Library RB115 .G74 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

To help simplify and streamline learning the ICD-9-CM coding process, the American Medical Association introduces Principles of ICD-9-CM Coding. Principles is a textbook learning tool filled with explanations, history, practical tips, examples, exercises, and self-tests. Written in an easy-to-understand format, Principles is designed to guide new and veteran coders through all phases of ICD-9-CM, from basic concepts to more detailed issues. Principles of ICD-9-CM Coding is designed to help accomplish the following objectives:

-- Understand the purpose of ICD-9-CM and its relationship to the reimbursement process.

-- Understand and apply coding conventions.

-- Interpret basic coding guidelines for outpatient care.

-- Assign ICD-9-CM codes to the highest level of specificity.

-- Understand basic medical terminology to correctly assign ICD-9-CM codes.


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