2019 Coders` Dictionary (eBook)

Optum360 | 2019 | Karen Prescott Adkins



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Item #: ETCD19
ISBN: 9781622545018
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Unlike other medical dictionaries, the Coders’ Dictionary helps you understand healthcare terminology from a coding and revenue perspective. This unique dictionary was developed to meet the specific needs of medical coders, HIM professionals, billing and reimbursement specialists, analysts, students, adjudicators and more.
New and updated definitions and terms. New and updated edition of Coders’ Dictionary.
Clinical and healthcare definitions. In an easy-to-use, alphabetic listing easily locate essential clinical and administrative terms and definitions to assist you in the coding, billing, reimbursement and analytics processes.
Essential clinical terms with code assignments. Over 2,000 terms and their definitions identify the associated CPT®, HCPCS, or ICD-10 term for easy code lookup in your coding tools.
Illustrations. Detailed illustrations accompany medical terminology to enhance understanding of the definition.
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI). Quickly access definitions for terms used in medical documentation, providing a better understanding of the services provided.


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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).