Understanding Current Procedural Terminology and HCPCS Coding Systems - 2020,
7th Edition

Mary Jo Bowie

ISBN-13: 9780357378489 | ISBN-10: 0357378482

Copyright 2021

| Published 2020

| 576 pages

List Price USD $109.95


Master today's most current 2020 CPT® and HCPCS diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the other precise guidelines established by federal agencies, Medicare and the American Medical Association (AMA) with the most trusted source available -- Bowie's UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY AND HCPCS CODING SYSTEMS, 2020 EDITION. Updated every year to reflect the most current code sets and developments in the field, this edition integrates new case studies and new coding assignments drawn from actual professional experiences. Carefully illustrated procedures and current, interesting examples help you perfect procedural coding skills for all medical specialties and prepare you for today's certification exams. In addition, extensive hands-on practice with MindTap's new digital learning tools help you further prepare for procedural coding success.

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Mary Jo Bowie, M.S., B.S., A.A.S., R.H.I.A., R.H.I.T., is the owner of Health Information Professional Services in Binghamton, NY, which provides consulting services for all aspects of health information management. Previously, she served as director of the Health Information Management and Medical Coding program at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts. Widely respected in the field, Ms. Bowie has consulted with health facilities for more than 35 years, has conducted national training seminars on coding and health information management topics and regularly speaks at regional and national professional events. In addition to creating content for Cengage Learning, Ms. Bowie develops instructional content for ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT®/HCPCS and health data courses. She also teaches a variety of health information technology courses. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). In addition, she is a registered health information administrator, accredited health information technician and an AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS-approved trainer. Her education credentials include A.A., B.S. and M.S. degrees.

  • ANNUAL UPDATES ENSURE ALL CONTENT INTEGRATES THE LATEST INFORMATION AND CHANGES IN TODAY'S MEDICAL CODING. Updated every year, this 2020 Edition reflects the latest changes to ensure your students are working with the most current 2020 CPT® and HCPCS code sets.
  • UPDATED AND NEW EXERCISES PROVIDE HANDS-ON OPPORTUNITIES TO MASTER SKILLS. Proven and updated exercises integrated throughout each chapter work with the latest content to deepen students' understanding of today's medical coding requirements.
  • UPDATED CHAPTERS ARE PACKED WITH THE LATEST CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY (CPT) FOR ELECTRONIC MEDICAL BILLING. These current chapters contain the most recent information on CPT® code descriptions as well as definitions of terms that relate to the CPT® code descriptions to prepare students for success with today's electronic medical billing.
  • REAL, PROFESSIONAL CODING EXAMPLES AND PRACTICE EXPERIENCES PREPARE STUDENTS TO SUCCEED ON THE JOB. This 2020 Edition draws actual coding examples and practice opportunities from many recent, real medical coding situations.
  • FLEXIBLE CONTENT ACCOMMODATES YOUR TEACHING NEEDS. Whether used alone or as the ideal companion to UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, this practical book provides the solid information on procedural coding to equip students for success. This edition also complements any CPT® or HCPCS Level II manual.
  • THOROUGH PRESENTATION AND BROAD APPLICATIONS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR A VARIETY OF MEDICAL CAREERS. Comprehensive information on the CPT® procedural coding system is ideal for courses and careers in a variety of professional disciplines. This 2020 Edition prepares students to work in health information management or health information technology or as a medical office assistant, coding and reimbursement specialist or health insurance specialist.
  • PROVEN LEARNING FEATURES ENSURE STUDENTS THOROUGHLY GRASP CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS. Each chapter highlights a variety of successful learning features to enhance readings and capture student interest. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, key terms lists, examples, boxes, notes, tables, Internet links, summaries, exercises and coding assignments work seamlessly keep students focused and engaged throughout your course.
  • UNMATCHED ACCURACY MAKES THIS BOOK A TRUSTED, TIMELY RESOURCE. Painstakingly updated CPT®-4 codes and details meet 2020 industry standards and make this book a reliable resource for both novices and professionals.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Current Procedural Terminology.
2. Modifiers.
3. Evaluation and Management.
4. Anesthesia.
5. Surgery and the Integumentary System.
6. Musculoskeletal System.
7. Respiratory System.
8. Cardiovascular System.
9. Hemic and Lymphatic Systems.
10. Mediastinum and Diaphragm.
11. Digestive System.
12. Urinary System.
13. Male Genital System.
14. Female Genital System.
15. Maternity Care and Delivery.
16. Endocrine System.
17. Nervous System.
18. Eye and Ocular Adnexa.
19. Auditory System and Operating Microscope.
20. Radiology.
21. Pathology And Laboratory.
22. Medicine.
23. HCPCS Codes.
Appendix I: Billing Forms.
Appendix II: Surgical Positions.
Appendix III: Abdominopelvic Divisions.
Appendix IV: 1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services.
Appendix V: 2017 Anesthesia Code Base Units.
Appendix VI: Locality-Adjusted Anesthesia Conversion Factors as a Result of the CY 2017 Final Rule.
Appendix VII: Case Studies.

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