MASTERING CODING: TOOL, TECHNIQUES AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: A Worktext provides a solid foundation in basic coding principles with an emphasis on learning through actual physician documentation. This practical approach prepares students to tackle any coding scenario, from routine to complex. Chapters begin with an emphasis on basic coding documentation and rules to ensure correct coding for ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS. Progressively difficult coding exercises incorporate newly learned skills as readers advance through this worktext. Learning objectives, numerous examples, chapter reviews, and coding reference tools throughout the text provide the necessary pedagogy to fully master basic and advanced coding concepts.Saunders, W. B. Publishing Staff is the author of 'Mastering Coding Tools, Techniques, and Practical Applications' with ISBN 9780721690438 and ISBN 0721690432.