3-2-1 Code It! 2021,
9th Edition

Michelle Green

ISBN-13: 9780357516010 | ISBN-10: 035751601x

Copyright 2022

| Published 2021

| 928 pages

List Price USD $164.95


Master the skills needed for medical coding today with Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 2021 EDITION. Updated yearly to reflect the most recent changes, this easy-to-use medical coding guide is written specifically for beginning coders. Updates address the latest changes to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT® and HCPCS Level II coding sets, including CDC's new ICD-10-CM search tool website and new CPT® 2021 codes and descriptions. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth coding of procedures and services. Separate chapters differentiate inpatient and outpatient coding as well as general and specific coding guidelines. Memorable examples, clearly defined terms and hundreds of printed and digital practice opportunities help you master concepts. You also work with computer-assisted coding cases and professional tools in preparation for professional coding credentials. A workbook and MindTap resources help you further prepare for coding 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.

  • UPDATED ANSWER KEYS APPEAR ON THE INSTRUCTOR'S COMPANION WEBSITE FOR CONVENIENT ACCESS. The author has carefully revised all solutions and answer keys within this edition's Instructor’s Manual to Accompany 3-2-1 CODE IT!. This helpful resource is located on the password-protected Instructor's Companion website.
  • CONTENT WITHIN EVERY CHAPTER INCORPORATES THE LATEST CHANGES TO MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE BILLING CODES. The author has carefully revised content within each chapter to include the latest ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT® and HCPCS level II codes.
  • COMPLETE PACKAGE OFFERS HUNDREDS OF PRINTED AND DIGITAL PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES. This printed text, workbook and MindTap digital resources provide hundreds of options in coding assignments and exercises as well as examples and reviews. With thoroughly updated content each year, all exercises and assignments incorporate the most recent ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS level II codes.
  • UPDATED CONTENT DETAILS CHANGES TO CODES, DESCRIPTIONS AND TOOLS. This edition presents the CDC's new ICD-10-CM search tool (https://icd10cmtool.cdc.gov) website, which can be used to assign ICD-10-CM codes for the text's Chapter 2-7 diagnosis statements and coding cases. Updates also present major revisions to the evaluation and management CPT 2021 codes and descriptions (Ch. 10). Students learn what to remove and what new requirements must be included to report codes 99202-99215. Students also review the basis for code selection and the changing definition of the time element associated with codes.
  • ANNUAL UPDATES OF THE TEXT, MINDTAP AND SUPPLEMENTS ENSURE THE LATEST, ACCURATE CONTENT. This best-selling text and all of the resources within the support package, including the MindTap digital solution, are updated every year to ensure all content reflects the latest changes to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT and HCPCS level II code sets as well as conventions and guidelines.
  • HIGHER-LEVEL BLOOM’S TAXONOMY APPLICATION-BASED ASSIGNMENTS IN THE WORKBOOK REINFORCE CONTENT FROM THE TEXT. Students use the physician query process to assign codes to ambulatory care, emergency department, hospital inpatient and physician office patient records. You can select assignments for your students in coding and reimbursement, health information management, medical assisting or medical office administration. The text and workbook contain exercises, assignments, multiple-choice questions and coding cases that require coding manuals. MindTap digital exercises offer autograding for immediate feedback.
  • 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 student comprehension.
  • INTERESTING EXAMPLES, NOTES AND REAL-WORLD CODING SCENARIOS BUILD CONFIDENCE. These learning features are specifically designed to replicate a professional medical billing environment to help increase reader expertise and reinforce critical coding guidelines.
  • NUMEROUS MEMORABLE EXAMPLES REINFORCE UNDERSTANDING OF KEY CONCEPTS AND GUIDELINES. Contemporary, real examples integrated throughout each chapter strengthen students' mastery and retention of current coding concepts, general coding guidelines and chapter-specific coding guidelines.
  • 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 that use actual CAC software screenshots.
  • COMPUTER-ASSISTED CODING CASES APPEAR ONLINE WITHIN MINDTAP. Engaging coding cases in MindTap's online solution 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.
  • UP-TO-DATE, ACCURATE INFORMATION ABOUT OFFICIAL CODING GUIDELINES PREPARES READERS FOR PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. This popular text, workbook and MindTap digital learning solution are updated annually to reflect the latest official coding guidelines and current certification requirements. Students finish your program prepared for professional certification and professional roles that require coding expertise.
  • 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 (Ch. 6) and another to outpatient coding (Ch. 7). In addition, the author provides key coverage of insurance and reimbursement as well as coding conventions, official coding guidelines and coding of procedures and services.
  • 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 appear in Chapter 2. Official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines are covered in two chapters to keep the content for each chapter focused and clear for readers.
  • 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 online platform can easily integrate into any Learning Management System. You can customize MindTap's content to meet your specific course needs and the learning needs of your students.
  • FOCUS ON CODING CAREERS EQUIPS READERS TO ADVANCE PROFESSIONALLY. The first chapter in this edition provides a useful career overview with corresponding exercises in the textbook and assignments in the workbook. Readers gain insights into beginning their coding careers and learn how to become actively involved in professional associations and online forums.
  • CONVENIENT TABLES ORGANIZE CODING CONCEPTS AND RULES IN AN QUICK-REFERENCE FORMAT. These handy tables throughout the textbook provide instant access to the most important concepts and rules for immediate review and long-term reference.

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 11–22.
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.

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