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2019 Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals

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The 2019 Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals provides essential information for the coder to excel in any setting.

Price: $165.00

2019 Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals

2019 Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals

Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS
Cynthia L. Tang, RHIA, CCS 

From the authors of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide comes the definitive reference guide for the coding professional: The 2019 Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals.

This powerful resource provides essential information for the coder to excel in any setting. It clearly and concisely provides clinical definitions, diagnostic criteria, and treatment guidelines to accurately code and clinically validate the most important conditions; explains the crucial inpatient and outpatient coding of ICD-10 and E/M coding and guidelines, documentation requirements, and DRG tips; lists pertinent comorbid conditions (MCC, CC, HCC); and provides tips to improve E/M coding and physician querying along with MS-DRG and HCC tables, plus so much more.

This latest addition to the Pocket Guide family brings simplicity to complex concepts so that coding professionals are armed with the authoritative, essential information they need to know on a daily basis—allowing coding and CDI professionals to work together to promote clinical documentation improvement for their facility or physician practice.

  • Expand your clinical knowledge and gain insight into clinical diagnostic challenges
  • Improve coding accuracy and compliance
  • Ensure your inpatient and outpatient coding meet clinical validation and documentation requirements
  • Apply relevant coding rules to improve communication with your CDI colleagues
  • Become familiar with HCCs and their impact on quality ratings and pay-for-performance payments
  • Find authoritative answers to all your questions

Table of Contents

GUIDELINES

    Coding Rules-Overview
    Coding Rules-Principal Diagnosis
    Coding Rules-Secondary Diagnosis
    Coding Rules-Outpatient Diagnosis
    Coding Rules-Pediatrics
    Cause and Effect
    Clinical Validation
    Complications of Care
    DRG Assignment Fundamentals
    Evaluation & Management (E/M) Guidelines
    HCCs and Risk Adjustment
    PCS Coding Reference
    Present on Admission
    Related Conditions “With”
    Signs, Symptoms & Unspecified Codes
    The Compliant Query
    What Documentation Counts?
 
KEY REFERENCES
 
    Acute Blood Loss Anemia
    Acute Kidney Injury
    Acute Tubular Necrosis
    Asthma/Bronchitis/COPD
    Body Mass Index
    Cardiac Arrest
    Cardiac Arrhythmia
    Cerebral Edema/Compression
    Cerebral Palsy
    Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
    Chronic Kidney Disease
    Clostridium Difficile Colitis
    Coagulation Disorders
    Coma
    Coma-Pediatrics
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Depression
    Diabetic Complications
    Electrolyte Disorders
    Encephalopathy
    Excisional Debridement
    Functional Quadriplegia
    Heart Failure
    HIV/AIDS
    Hypertensive Crisis
    Intellectual Disability
    Malnutrition-Adult
    Malnutrition-Pediatrics
    Mechanical Ventilation
    Myocardial Ischemia
    Neoplasms
    Pancreatitis
    Pancytopenia
    Pathologic Fractures
    Plegia/Paresis
    Pneumonia
    Pneumothorax
    Poisoning & Toxic Effects
    Pulmonary Heart Disease (Cor Pulmonale)
    Respiratory Abnormalities-Neonates
    Respiratory Failure-Acute
    Respiratory Failure-Acute Pediatric
    Respiratory Failure-Chronic
    Respiratory Failure-Postprocedural
    Rhabdomyolysis
    Sepsis-2
    Sepsis-3
    Sepsis-Neonatal
    Sepsis-Pediatric
    Shock
    SIRS-Noninfectious
    Skin Ulcers
    Substance Use, Abuse, Dependence
    Transbronchial / Lung Biopsy
    Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
 
COMORBID CONDITIONS
 
    Comorbid Conditions
    Comorbid Conditions-SOI-4
    CMS-HCC List
    BMI Table
 
MS-DRG Table