3-2-1 Code It! 2020,
8th Edition

Michelle Green

ISBN-13: 9780357362648 | ISBN-10: 0357362640

Copyright 2021

| Published 2020

| 928 pages

List Price USD $149.95


Learn the keys to successful medical coding with Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 2020 EDITION. Today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide is written specifically for beginning coders with the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT® as well as HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions, and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language, and clearly defined terms help you master concepts, while extensive exercises and computer-assisted coding cases let you practice and prepare to earn professional coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. Clear coverage introduces both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding and separate coverage of general and specific guidelines. HCPCS level II and CPT® coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap digital resources further reinforce coding skills for career success.

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Meet the Authors

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Michelle Green has been a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the health information technology department at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York, since 2017. Ms. Green held the position of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the physical and life sciences department at the State University of New York, College of Technology for more than 30 years. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the health information management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College’s Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and AHIMA’s FORE Triumph Educator Award. Ms. Green is a registered health information administrator (RHIA), a fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA) and a certified procedural coder (CPC). She earned an M.P.S. degree from Alfred University and a B.S. from Daemen College. Ms. Green has authored three popular textbooks related to coding, revenue management and health information management.

  • NUMEROUS MEMORABLE EXAMPLES REINFORCE READERS' UNDERSTANDING OF KEY CONCEPTS AND GUIDELINES. Contemporary, real examples integrated throughout each chapter strengthen students' mastery and retention of current coding concepts, general guidelines, and chapter-specific guidelines.
  • UPDATED HIGHER-LEVEL BLOOM’S TAXONOMY APPLICATION-BASED ASSIGNMENTS IN WORKBOOK REINFORCE CONTENT FROM EACH TEXT CHAPTER. Students review the physician query process, ambulatory care, emergency department, hospital inpatients, and physician office patient records. You can select assignments in coding and reimbursement, health information management, medical assisting, or medical office administration programs. The text also offers exercises, questions, and coding cases requiring the use of coding manuals. MindTap autograding provides immediate feedback with answers also in the instructor’s manual.
  • ENCODERPRO.COM SOFTWARE AND CODING SCENARIOS PROVIDE HANDS-ON PRACTICE. The professional coding tool, Encoder Pro.com is available as a 30-day trial at no cost. This edition includes coding scenarios with answer keys. Students also work with computer-assisted coding (CAC) cases in this edition that use actual CAC software screenshots.
  • MINDTAP DIGITAL LEARNING SOLUTION PROVIDES AN AWARD-WINNING, COMPREHENSIVE COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. Integrated and engaging learning resources and a personalized learning path in Cengage's award winning MindTap platform can easily integrate into any Learning Management System. You can customize MindTap to meet your specific course needs and the learning needs of your students.
  • STREAMLINED CONTENT WITHIN CHAPTERS SEPARATES GENERAL AND SPECIFIC ICD-10-CM GUIDELINES. To facilitate instruction and student learning, general coding guidelines for ICD-10-CM now appear in Chapter 2 rather than Chapter 4 in order to streamline content in Chapter 4. In addition, specific coding guidelines for ICD-10-CM are now covered in two chapters rather than one to keep each chapter brief and focused. This edition offers a total of 20 succinct chapters.
  • CONVENIENT TABLES ORGANIZE CODING CONCEPTS AND RULES IN AN "AT-A-GLANCE" FORMAT. These handy tables throughout this edition provide instant access to the most important concepts and rules for immediate review and long-term reference.
  • INTERESTING EXAMPLES, NOTES, AND REAL-WORLD CODING SCENARIOS BUILD CONFIDENCE. These learning features are specifically designed to increase reader expertise and reinforce critical coding guidelines.
  • NUMEROUS ACTIVITIES AND ASSESSMENTS PROVIDE IMPORTANT PRACTICE AND ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES TO EVALUATE MASTERY. Activities are available to support and reinforce each coding concept and code set. Helpful assessment tools further ensure comprehension.
  • FOCUS ON CODING CAREERS EQUIPS READERS TO ADVANCE PROFESSIONALLY. The first chapter in this edition provides a useful career overview with corresponding exercises. Readers gain insights into beginning their coding careers and learn how to become actively involved in professional associations and online forums.
  • UPDATES EVERY YEAR ENSURE THE MOST UP-TO-DATE, ACCURATE INFORMATION ON CODING GUIDELINES FOR IMMEDIATE PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. This popular text is updated annually to reflect the latest coding guidelines and today’s certification requirements. Students leave your course prepared for professional testing and professional roles that require coding expertise.
  • COMPUTER-ASSISTED CODING CASES APPEAR ONLINE WITHIN MINDTAP. Engaging coding cases in MindTap introduce students to the process of computer-assisted coding (CAC). These cases use screenshots of actual CAC software populated with patient information. Students can immediately practice CAC skills with these cases.
  • COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE CLEARLY PRESENTS BOTH INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT CODING INFORMATION IN ONE RESOURCE. This all-in-one coding textbook devotes a full chapter to inpatient coding and another to outpatient coding. In addition, the author provides key coverage of insurance and reimbursement as well as coding conventions and guidelines and coding of procedures and services.

Table of Contents

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1. Overview of Coding.
2. Introduction to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding.
3. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Conventions.
4. ICD-10-CM Chapter-Specific Coding Guidelines: ICD-10-CM Chapters 1–10.
5. ICD-10-CM Chapter-Specific Coding Guidelines: ICD-10-CM Chapters 11–21.
6. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Hospital Inpatient Coding.
7. ICD-10-CM Physician Office and Outpatient Coding.
8. HCPCS Level II Coding.
9. Introduction to CPT Coding.
10. CPT Evaluation and Management.
11. CPT Anesthesia
12. CPT Surgery I.
13. CPT Surgery II.
14. CPT Surgery III.
15. CPT Surgery IV.
16. CPT Surgery V.
17. CPT Radiology.
18. CPT Pathology and Laboratory.
19. CPT Medicine.
20. Insurance and Reimbursement.
Appendix I. E/M CodeBuilder.

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Student Workbook for Green's 3-2-1 Code It! 2020 Edition

The student workbook is designed to help retain key chapter content and to provide additional coding practice. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems; and additional coding practice.

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