Coding and Reimbursement for Hospital Inpatient Services, Fourth Edition

Karen S. Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA

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In Coding and Reimbursement for Hospital Inpatient Services , Fourth Edition, coding professionals and students will discover a unique and valuable resource to assist them with understanding the complexities of coding for inpatient reimbursement. Those training for positions in the coding field will find a useful guide to enhance their inpatient coding knowledge base. This book has been fully updated to include information from the 2016 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule. It also contains detailed information on the DRG system and other inpatient payment methodologies. New to this edition are case studies and exercises with a full answer key available to faculty of approved educational programs, including ICD-10 updates.

Key Features

Coding and Reimbursement for Hospital Inpatient Services provides a thorough review for coding professionals, educators, and students with coverage of:
• Reimbursement and methodologies specific to inpatient practice settings, such as the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS), the long-term care hospital prospective payment system (LTCH-PPS), the inpatient rehabilitation facilities prospective (IRF-PPS), and inpatient psychiatric facility prospective payment system (IPF-PPS)
• Structure and organization of Medicare inpatient acute-care prospective payment system
• Detailed information on the entire DRG process
• Data quality and coding compliance processes related to coding and reimbursement for inpatient services
• Updated ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code sets in exercise and case answer keys and content on how these systems will impact inpatient reimbursement


About the author
Karen S. Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA,
is the owner of Karen Scott Seminars and Consulting and senior training specialist at TruCode. She is past-president of both the Tennessee and Arkansas Health Information Management Associations, past-chair of the AHIMA Council on Certification and recently completed a six-year term as Commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). She has been awarded the designation of Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association. Ms. Scott teaches seminars throughout the country and has written several chapters in HIM and coding textbooks and the AHIMA text Medical Coding for Non-Coders.


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