By Michelle A. Green
3-2-1 CODE IT! is your entire studying source for coding. This e-book combines ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS point II coding suggestions into one handy package deal and provides a degree of element appropriate for starting and more matured coders alike. if you are able to earn a coding credential, this publication will proceed that can assist you organize and perform. The ebook comprises an summary of coding platforms, occupation possibilities for coders, the significance of becoming a member of specialist enterprises and acquiring credentials, the impression of operating with different coding execs, and the way to increase possibilities for occupation development.
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6. The business record for a patient encounter that documents health care services provided to a patient is called a(n) . 7. Patient identification information collected according to facility policy, which includes the patient’s name, date of birth, and so on, is called . 8. The primary purpose of the record is to provide for , which involves documenting patient care services so that others who treat the patient have a source of information on which to base additional care and treatment. 9. The patient’s diagnosis must justify diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures or services provided, which is called .
Health insurance specialists (or claims examiners) and medical assistants receive formal training in collegebased programs or at vocational schools. They also receive on-the-job training. • Health insurance specialists (or claims examiners) and medical assistants often become certified as a CCS or a CCS-P (through the AHIMA) or as a CPC-P (through the AAPC). • The health insurance specialist also has the option of becoming credentialed by the: • Medical Association of Billers (MAB) as a Certified Medical Billing Specialist (CMBS).
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3-2-1 Code It! , Second Edition by Michelle A. Green