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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Preparation, Eighth Edition

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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Preparation

Description

This edition is intended for those taking the CCS exam on or after May 1, 2018. 

Combining in-depth study materials covering CPT, HCPCS Level II, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS content with comprehensive testing practice, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Preparationprovides the added knowledge and test-taking skills to face the CCS certification exam with confidence. The book is comprised of two full-length practice exams as well as additional practice questions and case studies. In addition, the online assessments, rationales with updated references, and test taking tips will help prepare you for the exam experience, providing opportunities to test your knowledge and skills.

The practice exams and questions are organized by the following CCS domains:

Domain 1: Clinical Documentation

Domain 2: Diagnosis Coding

Domain 3: Procedure Coding

Domain 4: Reporting Requirements for Inpatient Services

Domain 5: Reporting Requirements for Outpatient Services

Domain 6: Data Quality Management

Domain 7: Privacy, Confidentiality, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Key Features

  • Two complete practice exams and additional practice questions based on and organized by the CCS competencies and tasks 
  • Inpatient and outpatient medical cases 
  • Online assessments contain 291 multiple choice questions and 24 practice cases 
  • All answers include rationales and references to enhance learning 
  • Two complete practice exams and additional practice questions based on and organized by the CCS competencies and tasks 
  • Inpatient and outpatient medical cases  
  • Online assessments contain 291 multiple choice questions and 24 practice cases 
  • All answers include rationales and references to enhance learning 
  • Test taking tips provide additional preparation and confidence for exam day

About the authors

Tina Cressman, MALS, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, COC, CPC-P, CEMC, CPMA, CPEDC, CPC-I, MCS-P, MCS-I, CHEP, has more than 25 years of experience in revenue cycle and reimbursement management for the healthcare industry. She is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, and an AAPC ICD-10-CM instructor. Ms. Cressman consults on coding and compliance and performs audits for a large medical center in Texas. She teaches various levels of coding, billing, and compliance at several colleges.

Dana Carcamo, RHIA, CCS, is the Program Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Medical Coding Programs at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD.

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