Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Exercises was created to give beginning coders practical, skill-building experience. Designed with industry expert input, it can be used as a companion to Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding or as a stand-alone workbook for students new to coding practice.
Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Exercises trains students to make realistic diagnostic and procedural coding decisions by presenting coding cases that come from real healthcare encounters and reflect the reality of coding today.
Exercises and chapters are organized by the 21 chapters of the ICD-10-CM tabular list. The book reflects the 2012 ICD-10 codes from the December 2011 code release.
- Chapter organization to conform with the 21-chapter ICD-10-CM tabular list
- Includes ICD-10-PCS thirty-one (31) root operations
- Presents de-identified records of patient care encounters—rather than one-line diagnosis statements—to build realistic decision-making skills
- Offers the next step in coding practice for increased proficiency
- Provides professional knowledge and the practice needed to master the effective application ICD-10-CM codes
- Includes full answer key at the back of the book
About the Author
Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CSS, CCS-P, FAHIMA, is a leading expert in ICD-10-CM/PCS coding.