Teach students everything they need to know about medical coding in outpatient and physician health care facilities with UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL CODING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, 4E. Using clear, step-by-step instructions, students learn to code a claim correctly and link the correct CPT and ICD-10-CM codes for reimbursement. They gain an understanding of adjustments, how and when to bill patients, and what to do in case of a denial or rejection. Updated coverage introduces ICD-10-CM and how it compares to ICD-9-CM. The book also details CPT coding and modifiers with more code-specific information and a concentration on specialty coding and levels of coding. Case studies, practice exercises, examples, charts, and photos help improve performance and ensure learners are well prepared for medical coding positions in a variety of settings. An accompanying Companion Website offers comprehensive resources, including online testing, PowerPoint® slides, online MindTap® resources and more.