Learning to Code with ICD-9-CM 2009 (Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins))
- Publish Date: 2008-11-11
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Thomas J. Falen MA RHIA LHRM
Updated to include the new and revised ICD-9-CM codes for 2009, this comprehensive, system-based text teaches the essential ICD-9-CM coding skills needed in medical coding and billing careers. The text provides an overview of ICD-9-CM guidelines on coding practice and introduces students to medical records, including how to locate information and code accurately and efficiently.
The book covers symptoms, signs, diagnoses, procedures, and their ICD-9-CM codes by system, and uses actual medical records to show how to code conditions and procedures. A section explains how the coding process affects reimbursement and health services administration. Each chapter includes coding practice exercises.