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Coders’ Dictionary

2018 Coders’ Dictionary
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Publisher: Optum360
Experts: Karen Prescott Adkins, CPC, CPC-I, CSS-P
Latest Edition: 2018
Sample Pages:  View PDF

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QtyEdition & FormatAvailabilityPrice
2018 Softbound
IN STOCK $99.95
2018 eBook
2019 Softbound
Dec 2018 $99.95
2019 eBook
Dec 2018 CALL


Unlike other medical dictionaries, the 2017 Coders’ Dictionary helps you understand medical terminology from a coder’s perspective. This unique dictionary was developed to meet the specific needs of medical coders, admitting clerks, billers and adjudicators. Get medical terms and definitions with code assignmentsRead more

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Features and benefits

  • Get essential clinical terms with code assignments. With easy-to-understand explanations, plus CPT®, HCPCS and ICD-10-CM code assignments.
  • New terms added for ICD-10. The ICD-10 icon marks key new ICD-10 terms.
  • In total, includes more than 10,000 alphabetic entries and 250 illustrations for terminology key to code selection so you can find definitions for medical nomenclature, eponyms, new technology, and acronyms.
  • Clear, concise definitions for clinical, coding, billing and reimbursement terms. No need to use multiple print or electronic references to access medical definitions.
  • Illustrations. Detailed illustrations accompany medical terminology to enhance understanding of the definition.
  • New and updated terms for ICD-10, CPT® and HCPCS code sets, plus terms for CMS programs and regulations (ACOs, PQRS, EHR/prescribing), and including many new lab and path terms that appear in 2018 CPT® code set.
  • Also available as an eBook. Allows fast keyword and code searching.

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Content Experts

Karen  Prescott Adkins, CPC, CPC-I, CSS-P - Ms. Adkins has more than 18 years of experience in the health care profession. She has an extensive background in professional component coding and billing. Her prior experience includes establishing and maintaining a coding and billing service, directing physician practice start-ups, functioning as director of physician credentialing, negotiating insurance contracts, and functioning as a health care consultant. Her areas of expertise include coding and reimbursement, documentation education, compliance, practice management, and revenue cycle management. Ms. Adkins is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

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