Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals
New from the authors of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide comes the definitive reference guide for the coding professional: The Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals.
This powerful resource provides essential information for the coder to excel in every setting. In clear language it summarizes clinical definitions, diagnostic criteria, and treatment guidelines to accurately code and clinically validate the most important conditions; it explains crucial inpatient and outpatient coding guidelines, documentation requirements and DRG tips; it lists pertinent comorbid conditions (MCC, CC, HCC); it provides tips to improve E/M coding and physician querying along with MS-DRG and HCC tables and 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.
“My Pocket Guide is an invaluable tool! I reference it daily in my reviews, writing queries and educating physicians regarding documentation opportunities. I would be lost without it!”
“The Pocket Guide is a practical, portable reference that the coder can easily reference while reviewing the record.
“An essential tool for our all coders, each section provides the clinical criteria needed to recognize and clinically validate diagnoses in the medical record.”
“These pocket guides changed my practice on a daily basis!”