Om Adams' Coding and Reimbursement
Combining the basics of coding, insurance, and reimbursement in one concise text, this reader-friendly resource is your key to understanding the fundamentals of medical billing and coding. Clearly organized, full-color chapters guide you through the entire coding and claims process, detailing coding rules and applications, insurance guidelines, and the reimbursement system, all accompanied by real-world practice to help you apply what you've learned in the field! Highlighted examples illustrate concepts in realistic medical office settings to enhance your understanding.Coding exercises teach you how to correctly code using the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 manuals.Test Your Knowledge questions within each chapter help you assess your strengths and weaknesses and prepare for exams.Critical thinking problems challenge you to apply chapter concepts to common coding scenarios.Code It and Claim It! software familiarizes you with a professional coding claim interface similar to programs you'll use on the job and provides real-world practice with actual patient cases.Key term lists and an extensive glossary reinforce your understanding of important coding and insurance terminology.NEW application exercises help you put your knowledge of coding and reimbursement into practice.