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CPT Professional 2021 (spiral bound)

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ISBN: 9781640160491
American Medical Association (9/17/2020)

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CPT Professional 2021 (spiral bound)

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The official CPT® guidelines at your fingertips Providers want accurate reimbursement. Payers want efficient claims processing. Since the CPT® code set is a dynamic, ever-changing standard, an outdated codebook does not suffice. Correct reporting and billing of medical procedures and services begins with CPT® 2021 Professional Edition. Only the AMA, with the help of physicians and other experts in the health care community, creates and maintains the CPT code set. No other publisher can claim that. No other codebook can provide the official guidelines to code medical services and procedures properly.The CPT® 2021 Professional Edition Codebook covers hundreds of code, guideline and text changes. It features the following enhancements: More full-color procedural illustrations Notes pages at the end of every code set section and subsection CPT® Changes, CPT® Assistant, and Clinical Examples in Radiology citations — provides cross-referenced information in popular AMA resources that can enhance your understanding of the CPT code set A comprehensive index — aids you in locating codes related to a specific procedure, service, anatomic site, condition, synonym, eponym or abbreviation to allow for a clearer, quicker search Full-color anatomical and procedural illustrations — help improve coding accuracy and understanding of the anatomy and procedures being discussed Coding tips throughout each section — improve your understanding of the nuances of the code set Enhanced codebook table of contents — allows users to perform a quick search of the codebook’s entire content without being in a specific section Section-specific table of contents — provides users with a tool to navigate more effectively through each section’s codes Summary of additions, deletions and revisions — provides a quick reference to 2021 changes without having to refer to previous editions Multiple appendices — offer quick reference to additional information and resources that cover such topics as modifiers, clinical examples, add-on codes, multianalyte assays, vascular families and telemedicine services Comprehensive E/M code selection tables — aid physicians and coders in assigning the most appropriate evaluation and management codes Adhesive section tabs — allow you to flag those sections and pages most relevant to your work

CPT Professional 2021 and CPT QuickRef APP Bundle

Spiralbound, 8 1/2" x 11"

ISBN: 9781640160569
American Medical Association (9/16/2019)

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CPT Professional 2021 and CPT QuickRef APP Bundle

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This print and digital coding package includes one spiralbound copy of CPT® 2020 Professional Edition, single-user access of the eBook version of the codebook and free access to all premium content available in the CPT® QuickRef app (accessible by mobile device only). Premium app content includes the following: Coding and Billing Pack 2020 Use your mobile device to access all CPT codes, AMA and CMS '95 and '97 guidelines, modifiers, procedural illustrations, clinical examples and links to relevant CPT® Assistant articles.CPT QuickRef app The fully loaded CPT QuickRef app combines the best of AMA’s CPT content with billing tools to help improve the accuracy and efficiency of the work you perform. Features of the CPT QuickRef app with premium content include: The latest information — Receive updates from the cloud when new RVUs and proprietary laboratory analysis (PLA) codes are released or when technical corrections are made to 2020 CPT codes Two editions of the CPT code set — Easily navigate between 2019 and 2020 code sets to ensure the codes in use during a patient visit are recognized at the time of the year-end code transition Favorites — Select the codes you use most and save them to your favorites list Facility and non-facility RVUs — Use federal data on facility and non-facility work and practice expense values GPCIs — Set your region’s geographic practice cost index to calculate accurate Medicare payments for each procedure Global days — Reference the number of global days CMS assigns to a given procedure Illustrations — Better understand complex procedures with AMA-created illustrations Clear references to CPT Assistant articles — View article titles instead of date and page number references found in other resources CPT Assistant Archive 1990 — 2019 Access the full content of all CPT Assistant issues (1990–2019) using your mobile device. View images of the CPT QuickRef app.

E/M Office Visit Compendium 2021 NEW TITLE

Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11"

ISBN: 9781640160422
American Medical Association (11/1/2020)

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E/M Office Visit Compendium 2021 NEW TITLE

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CPT® Assistant is the official newsletter that educates the industry on proper CPT coding for past, present and future code set releases. A subscription will enhance your use of CPT® Professional. Uses AMA's CPT® Assistant is instrumental to many when appealing insurance denials, validating coding to auditors, training staff and simply answering day-to-day coding questions. Each monthly issue offers vital and timely information such as: The latest codes and trends in the medicine Clinical scenarios that demystify confusing codes Answers to frequently asked questions Anatomical and procedural illustrations, charts and graphs that add context to codes and guidelines See a full list of previously published articles. Features A two year subscription to CPT® Assistant includes 24 monthly issues and four special bulletin reports. Download a cumulative index of articles at any time. The AMA holds copyright in CPT. Use or reprint of CPT in any product or publication requires a license.

HCPCS 2021 Level II Professional Edition

Spiralbound, 8 1/2" x 11"

ISBN: 9781640160903
American Medical Association (12/19/2020)

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HCPCS 2021 Level II Professional Edition

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HCPCS 2021 Level II Professional Edition provides your practice a quick and accurate coding reference. Along with the most current HCPCS codes and regulations included in the codebook, you'll have everything needed for accurate medical billing and maximum reimbursement. View 2020 Sample Pages Uses Organized for quick and accurate coding, HCPCS Level II 2021 Professional Edition codebook includes the most current Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System codes and regulations, which are essential references needed for accurate medical billing and maximum permissable reimbursement. This professional edition includes such features as Netter's Anatomy illustrations, dental codes and ASC (Ambulatory Surgical Center) payment and status indicators. Features Full-color Netter’s Anatomy illustrations — clarify complex anatomic information and how it affects coding. At-a-glance code listings and distinctive symbols — identify all new, revised, reinstated and deleted codes for 2021. The American Hospital Association Coding Clinic® for HCPCS citations — provides sources for information about specific codes and their usage. Convenient spiral binding — provides easy access in practice settings. Quantity feature — highlights units of service allowable per patient, per day, as listed in the Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs) for enhanced accuracy on claims. Drug code annotations — identify brand-name drugs as well as drugs that appear on the National Drug Class (NDC) directory and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs. Color-coded — Table of Drugs makes it easier to find specific drug information. Durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) indicators — clearly identify supplies to report to durable medical third-party payers. Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) payment and status indicators — show which codes are payable in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System. American Dental Association (ADA) Current Dental Terminology code sets — offer access to all dental codes in one place. Jurisdiction symbols — show the appropriate contractor to be billed for suppliers submitting claims to Medicare contractors, Part B carriers and Medicare administrative contractors for DMEPOS services. Special coverage information — provides alerts when codes have specific coverage instructions, are not valid or covered by Medicare or may be paid at the carrier’s discretion. Age/Sex edits — identify codes for use only with patients of a specific age or sex.

ICD-10-CM 2021 The Complete Official Codebook with Guidelines

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ISBN: 9781640160811
American Medical Association (9/20/2020)

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ICD-10-CM 2021 The Complete Official Codebook with Guidelines

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This 2021 edition is guaranteed to arrive with the official 2020 guidelines bound in the codebook. Preferred choice for those taking certification exams. View 2020 Sample Pages Uses ICD-10-CM 2021: The Complete Official Codebook provides the entire updated code set for diagnostic coding, organized to make the challenge of accurate coding easier. This codebook is the cornerstone for establishing medical necessity, determining coverage and ensuring appropriate reimbursement. Each of the 21 chapters in the Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is organized to provide quick and simple navigation to facilitate accurate coding. The book also contains supplementary appendixes including a coding tutorial, pharmacology listings, a list of valid three-character codes and additional information on Z-codes for long-term drug use and Z-codes that can only be used as a principal diagnosis. Features Full list of code changes — provides the complete list of new, revised, and deleted codes QPP symbol in the tabular section — identifies diagnosis codes associated with Quality Payment Program (QPP) measures under MARCA The addition of more than 100 coding tips — gives insight into coding for physician and outpatient settings The addition of more than 300 new definitions in the tabular listing — highlights key components of the disease process or injury Intuitive features and format — include full-color illustrations and visual alerts, including color-coding and symbols that identify coding notes and instructions, additional character requirements, codes associated with CMS hierarchical condition categories (HCC), Medicare Code Edits (MCEs), manifestation codes, other specified codes, and unspecified codes Placeholder X — alerts the coder to an important ICD-10-CM convention — the use of a “placeholder X” for three-, four- and five-character codes requiring a seventh character extension Coding guideline explanations and examples — provide additional insight into the guidelines at the beginning of each chapter in the tabular section Muscle/tendon translation table — helps determine muscle/tendon action (flexor, extensor, other), which is a component of codes for acquired conditions and injuries affecting the muscles and tendons Appendices — supplement with information on proper coding practices, risk adjustment coding, pharmacology, and Z codes

ICD-10-PCS 2021 The Complete Official Codebook

Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11"

ISBN: 9781640160835
American Medical Association (8/1/2021)

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ICD-10-PCS 2021: The Complete Official Codebook helps coders use the PCS portion of the ICD-10 code set. The code set is laid out in easy-to-understanding tables sorted by type of procedure. View 2020 Sample Pages Uses ICD-10-PCS 2021: The Complete Official Codebook contains the complete ICD-10-PCS code set and supplementary appendixes required for reporting inpatient procedures. This illustrated codebook presents the code set in 17 sections of tables arranged by general procedure type. Tables within the extensive Medical and Surgical section are additionally sectioned out by body system, indicated by color-coded page borders. ICD-10-PCS contains classifications for procedures, devices and technologies. Features Summary of changes — indicates how additions and deletions affect each section of ICD-10-PCS Complete 2021 ICD-10-PCS code set — The code set is organized in 17 sections. Each section contains a code table by which a code can be built through character selections that reflect the procedure performed. A character meanings table and citations to American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic start each section. Official coding guidelines — instruct on appropriate use of the code set and its sections Full-color illustrations — provide a visual explanation of anatomy and procedural approach Approach illustrations show the access location, method, and instrumentation that determine the approach Body parts with indicators to applicable code characters (provided immediately after the character meaning tables in the Medical/Surgical sections) Visual alerts — identify male/female procedures and new/revised character values Detailed information on structure and conventions of ICD-10-PCS — explains the unique structure and the specific definitions and functions of each character while providing sample exercises (and answers) to practice your skills Color-coding and symbols for the Medicare Code Edits — for the most comprehensive coverage of ICD10 MS-DRG MCEs for procedures, including: Non-covered procedures Limited coverage procedures Combination only procedures Non-operating room procedures affecting MS-DRG assignment Non-operating room procedures NOT affecting MS-DRG assignment Hospital acquired condition (HAC)-related procedures Procedure combination tables — identify ICD-10-PCS code combination requirements needed to satisfy certain MS-DRG requirements Valuable resources to enhance productivity — include: Root operation definition table for medical/surgical section Root operation for medical/surgical section grouped by objective Operation/Type definition tables for other ICD-10-PCS sections Body part definitions and body part key for accurate identification of correct body part character Device key and device aggregation tables Approach definitions Substance key

Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy for CPT Coding, third edition NEW TITLE

Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11"

ISBN: 9781640160354
American Medical Association (12/16/2019)

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Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy for CPT Coding, third edition NEW TITLE

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An invaluable resource for CPT surgical coding with integrated anatomical instructions and illustrations! No other book brings anatomic and coding concepts together with the same degree of completeness and educational value. Uses This unique resource pairs AMA CPT® codes and full descriptors with relevant anatomical illustrations created by famed medical illustrator and physician Frank Netter, MD, and others working in the Netter tradition. Each of seven chapters delves into a specific anatomical region—starting with the head and ending with the lower extremities—and opens with a brief introduction explaining the features of the region. The result is an illustrated explanation of how medical procedures relate to anatomy. This long-awaited third edition of Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy for CPT® Coding provides readers a natural reference tool for reviewing clinical information and understanding the assignment of codes. Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy for CPT® Coding has innumerable training applications, from the new coders applying and translating their understanding of anatomy in the context of CPT codes, to the seasoned coders who are trying to glean and extract important information from an operative report to physician notes—all in context of anatomy and CPT codes simultaneously. This publication is an unsurpassed anatomical and CPT surgical coding reference that provides an invaluable resource to any setting that provides surgical services.

Principles of CPT Coding, Ninth Edition

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ISBN: 9781622025510
American Medical Association (4/26/2017)

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Principles of CPT® Coding, ninth edition, is a best-selling resource that provides education on CPT® billing and guidelines. It offers valuable training on how to code correctly with CPT. Uses The newest edition of this best-selling educational resource contains the essential information needed to understand all sections of the CPT codebook but now boasts inclusion of multiple new chapters and a significant redesign. The ninth edition of Principles of CPT® Coding is now arranged into two parts: CPT and HCPCS coding An overview of documentation, insurance, and reimbursement principles Part 1 provides a comprehensive and in-depth guide for proper application of service and procedure codes and modifiers for which this book is known and trusted. A staple of each edition of this book, these revised chapters detail the principles behind proper code selection for each section of the codebook. Part 2 consists of new chapters that explain the connection between and application of accurate coding, NCCI edits, and HIPAA regulations to documentation, payment, insurance, and fraud and abuse avoidance. The new full-color design offers readers of the illustrated ninth edition a more engaging and far better educational experience. Features New content! New chapters covering documentation, NCCI edits, HIPAA, payment, insurance, and fraud and abuse principles build the reader’s awareness of these inter-related and interconnected concepts with coding New appendix! CMS '95 and '97 guidelines for E/M coding New learning and design features Vocabulary terms highlighted within the text and defined within the margins that conveniently aid readers in strengthening their understanding of medical terminology "Advice/Alert Notes" that highlight important information, exceptions, salient advice, cautionary advice regarding CMS, NCCI edits, and/or payer practices Call outs to "Clinical Examples" that are reminiscent of what is found in the AMA publications CPT® Assistant, CPT® Changes and CPT® Case Studies "Case Examples" peppered throughout the chapters that can lead to valuable class discussions and help build understanding of critical concepts Code call outs within the margins that detail a code description Full color photos and illustrations that orient readers to the concepts being discussed Single-column layout for ease of reading and note-taking within the margins Exercises that are Internet-based or linked to use of the AMA CPT® QuickRef app that encourage active participation and develop coding skills Hands-on coding exercises that are based on real-life case studies and redacted medical documentation New and extensive end-of-chapter "Evaluate Your Understanding" sections that include open ended questions, true-or-false questions, a terminology assessment, hands-on case studies based on real-life scenarios for coding, Internet-based exercises, and questions paired exclusively to the new AMA CPT® QuickRef app New educator resources that include an instructor's manual, chapter slide presentations, test bank, and mock certification exams New binding that allows for lay-flat display of pages when the book is in use and easy recognition of the title when the book is shelved Updated "Coding Tips" and "Examples" that highlight and clarify content and increase understanding, respectively Updates that reflect the 2017 CPT code set (The intent of this resource is to explain the underlying fundamental principles behind CPT coding and should not be used as a substitution for the latest edition of CPT Professional)

Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding, Fourth Edition

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ISBN: 9781622025558
American Medical Association (11/15/2016)

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Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding provides the tools needed for providers and payers to accurately and effectively use the ICD-10-CM code set. It clarifies the new diagnosis codes in detail to assist in making correct ICD-10-CM coding choices. Examples of real-life chart notes are included. Uses Updated to include the 2017 code set, the fourth edition of Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding helps health care professionals learn how to make correct decisions when selecting diagnosis codes from the ICD-10-CM codeset. It is written for all skill levels—from basic to advanced—and appropriate for self-learners and the classroom. This educational tool helps professionals: Understand the purpose of ICD-10-CM and its relationship to the reimbursement process Understand and apply coding conventions when assigning codes Interpret basic coding guidelines for outpatient care Assign ICD-10-CM codes to the highest level of specificity Properly sequence ICD-10-CM codes Learn how you can save up to 35% on this resource. Features Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding is a best-selling training tool that assists in ICD-10-CM education for medical professionals who need to learn more about ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding. The fourth edition features: Updated code set: Updated and revised using the 2017 ICD-10-CM code set Introduction to ICD-10-CM: Contains conventions and terminology used in the ICD-10-CM coding system Chapters organized by codebook section: Allows the reader to follow along with the ICD-10-CM codebook Real-life chart notes: Code directly from real-life chart notes from medical records using the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system ICD-10-CM guidelines for coding: Leads readers through each of the ICD-10-CM sections by reviewing and analyzing the guidelines Chapter checkpoint exercises: Tests readers' knowledge of ICD-10-CM coding Resouces The Principles of ICD-10-CM Coding, 4e includes new materials to expand resources for instructors and ensure that they are successful in presenting all course work. The following materials are part of the Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual includes section overviews for each chapter, teaching notes, and lesson plans PowerPoint Slides can be used to reinforce key concepts to engage students through visual learning Test Bank includes 1000+ questions in a variety of formats and the answer keys and rationales for all 1000+ questions Mock Certification Exams can be used to assess students’ preparedness for certification and/or their overall understanding of terminology, CPT codes, anatomy, reimbursement, patient manage-ment, and ICD-10-CM codes

Risk Adjustment Documentation & Coding, 2nd Edition NEW TITLE

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ISBN: 9781640160392
American Medical Association (3/2/2020)

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Risk Adjustment Documentation & Coding, 2nd Edition NEW TITLE

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Risk-adjustment practices consider chronic diseases as predictors of future health care needs and expenses. Correct and detailed documentation and compliant diagnosis coding are critical for proper risk adjustment. Uses Risk Adjustment Documentation & Coding, 2nd Edition provides: Risk-adjustment parameters to improve documentation related to severity of illness and chronic diseases. Code abstraction guidelines and recommendations to improve diagnostic coding accuracy without causing financial harm to the practice or health facility. Chronic disease ICD-10-CM coding summaries for quick reference and study. Features and Benefits Five chapters delivering an overview of risk adjustment, common administrative errors, best practices, an alphabetized, topical review of clinical documentation improvement and coding for risk-adjustment, and guidance for development of internal risk-adjustment coding policies. Three appendices offering mappings, tabular information, and documentation and abstraction training tools for coders and physicians that include an alphanumeric mapping of ICD-10-CM codes that risk-adjust to HCCs and RxHCCs for Medicare Advantage plans. Learning and design features: Vocabulary terms highlighted within the text and defined at the bottom of the page. “Advice/Alert Notes” that highlight important coding and documentation advice from federal regulatory sources. Sidebars” that provide derivative story and additional information, such as: “Coding Tips” with practical advice from sources like AHA’s Coding Clinic and cautionary notes about conflicts and exceptions. “Clinical Examples” that underscore key documentation issues for risk adjustment. “Clinical Coding Examples” that provide notes and codes to illustrate risk-adjustment, coding and documentation concepts. “Documentation tips” that highlight recommendations to physicians regarding what should be included in the medical record or how ICD-10-CM may classify specific terms. “Examples” that explain difficult concepts and promote understanding of those concepts. “Abstract & Code It!” exercises that test diagnosis abstraction and coding skills. End-of-chapter “Evaluate Your Understanding” sections that include multiple-choice questions, true-or false questions, audit and Internet-based exercises. Two downloadable course tests and slide presentations for each chapter. Exclusive content for academic educators: A test bank containing 100 questions and a mock risk-adjustment certification exam with 150 questions.

PMIC Coder's Handbook 2021

ISBN: 9781943009633
American Medical Association

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PMIC Coder's Handbook 2021

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2020 CPT Standard eBook

ISBN: 9781622028979
American Medical Association

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2020 CPT Standard eBook

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A Medical-Legal Companion to the AMA Guides Fifth LIMITED INVENTORY

Softbound, 6" x 9"

ISBN: 9781603591980
American Medical Association (11/24/2010)

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A Medical-Legal Companion to the AMA Guides Fifth LIMITED INVENTORY

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"This book provides both the experienced and new users of the Guides a chapter by chapter and section by section explanation of how to use the Guides, and how to understand its complexities and ambiguities"--Provided by publisher.

Advanced Anatomy and Physiology

for ICD10CM/PCS 2017

ISBN: 9781622024070
American Medical Association

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Advanced Anatomy and Physiology

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The 2017 edition of Advanced Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10-CM/PCS helps simplify the new ICD-10 code set as it applies to anatomy and physiology. The text presents the new ICD-10-CM and PCS systems, identifies differences and provides training on anatomy, medical terminology, body systems, ICD-10 disease processes and documentation requirements.

AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work, Second Edition

Softbound, 6" x 9"

ISBN: 9781603595308
American Medical Association (6/29/2011)

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AMA Guides® to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work, second edition, helps professionals confidently handle the key concerns of risk, capacity and tolerance related to return to work and work ability issues. It includes the latest medical literature reviewed by experts and step-by-step guidance to help negotiate return to work cases. Uses Professionals rely on this publication to guide them through the assessment and management of work ability and work cases for numerous diagnoses and body systems. As evaluating work abilities can have implications for social security and disability, AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work is the ideal reference for: Physicians, primarily orthopedists, neurosurgeons and primary care physicians Nurse case managers Nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants who function as primary care providers Lawyers involved in claims handling Disability insurers Workers' compensation administrators Human resource managers Features The second edition features new chapters, updated approaches and references from more than 20 new contributors. New Information to Help With Work Ability Assessments New chapters include Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Obstetric and Hematology-Oncology. There is now a chapter addressing international perspectives on return to work. Separate cardiac and pulmonary chapters replace a single cardiopulmonary chapter. Other highlights include: Chapters organized by body system, making it easy to use as a reference text for a particular system or diagnosis Implications of unemployment, medication, work aspects and driving Current science on functional capacity evaluations Forms that can be used to communicate return to work guidelines Disclaimers to use when writing return to work guidelines Tips on negotiating with patients Tables that contain recommended disability durations by diagnosis

AMA Guides to Navigating Disability Benefit Systems

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ISBN: 9781622023745
American Medical Association (3/2/2016)

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AMA Guides to Navigating Disability Benefit Systems

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Learn the basic principles and practices that lead to the best outcomes for patients who are at early stages of an encounter with worklessness. Uses AMA Guides® to Navigating Disability Benefit Systems is an introduction to the basic principles and practices that lead to the best outcomes for patients at early stages of an encounter with worklessness. Written for front-line health care professionals who do not have specialized training in evaluating patients with respect to work capacity, this book will help navigate unfamiliar disability systems with greater ease. Confusion about how to deal with disability benefit systems does not simply frustrate health care professionals and their patients; it leads to poor health outcomes. Features Designed to provide relevant information for those health professionals looking for an introduction to disability systems and how to navigate them. Features include: Fundamental principles of disability evaluations and causation analysis Guidance for navigating common forms, family medical leave, public and private disability, and workers’ compensation systems An introduction to disability evaluation as it interfaces with the legal system

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Disease and Injury Causation, Second Edition

Softbound, 6" x 9"

ISBN: 9781603598682
American Medical Association (6/15/2013)

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The AMA Guides® to the Evaluation of Disease and Injury Causation, second edition, helps form, strengthen and support assessments of causation and correlation. Case examples are included as powerful learning tools to assist health care providers in making informed, evidence-based medical determinations involving disease and injury. Uses Professionals can provide an informed opinion on workers' compensation or disability cases based on a careful review of an individual's clinical findings when linking (or not linking) the condition in question to medical evidence. Determine Individual Causation for Work-Related and Non-Work-Related Conditions Edited by J. Mark Melhorn, MD, James B. Talmage, MD, William Ackerman III, MD, and Mark H. Hyman, MD, with 13 nationally recognized contributing experts, the second edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Disease and Injury Causation is the ideal reference material for: Physicians Nurse case managers Health care providers State workers' compensation Attorneys Legislative agencies Features Easy-to-use format, content is organized by body system: Read a chapter cover-to-cover for comprehensive education or look up data on a single current case Search by diagnosis to find all causation-related data Scientifically determine causation with help from evidence tables listing relative risk and/or hazard ratios Completely revised with new chapters on: Causation perspectives by specialty International causation Issues for public safety personnel Whole body vibration on the spine

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Ophthalmic Impairment and Disability

Softbound, 6" x 9"

ISBN: 9781603591034
American Medical Association (12/20/2010)

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AMA Guides® to the Evaluation of Ophthalmic Impairment and Disability is the definitive guide on measuring the impact of visual impairment on activities of daily life. A companion to the AMA Guides Sixth, this text helps you determine if visual impairment or disability exists and its impact. Uses This comprehensive guide on vision and visual impairment can be used to determine if visual impairment or disability exists, the severity of the diagnosis and how this translates into whether a person is able to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) and/or possibly related occupational duties. An Essential Tool in Assessing and Measuring Vision and Visual Impairment and Disability AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Ophthalmic Impairment and Disability provides basic background information for those untrained in ophthalmology, but will also be useful to ophthalmologists and optometrists who need to assess functional vision, impairments and ADLs. This resource is intended for physicians who handle eye injuries, from primary care physicians to ophthalmologists to impairment evaluators. Content is based on the latest available science and best practices in ophthalmology impairment and disability. A companion to the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Sixth Edition, this unique publication applies both terminology from, and an analytical framework based on, the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Physicians will be able to apply the AMA Guides Sixth principles to accurately measure and assess functional aspects of visual IMEs. Make AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Ophthalmic Impairment and Disability a Part of Your Reference Library Ideal for: Ophthalmologists and optometrists Primary care physicians, including occupational health and environmental specialists Orthopedists Occupational health nurses Emergency room nurses Physicians' assistants Allied medical personnel and those specializing in pediatric ophthalmology Safety personnel Lawyers involved with visual impairment and disability claims Features AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Ophthalmic Impairment and Disability is a comprehensive guide on vision and visual impairment. Content includes: Fundamental information on the anatomy of the eye, types of vision, aspects of visual impairment and the four aspects of vision loss and their connection to visual rehabilitation for those untrained in visual impairment The latest information related to occupational ophthalmology and occupational optometry—details the "before impairment" and "after impairment" Illustrations to show the different types of visual exams and aspects of vision loss Visual impairment and possible job accommodations and restrictions Recommendations for history, clinical tests and diagnoses Charts and figures that clarify difficult concepts and provide concrete assistance to readers Procedures and references for performing ocular screening and how to interpret screening results Foreword by Thomas J. Tredici, MD, senior scientist for the School of Aerospace Medicine for the U.S. Air Force, San Antonio. Dr. Tredici is the founder of aerospace medicine in the Air Force and NASA, and specializes in the field of occupational ophthalmology.

Clinical Examples in Radiology Newsletter 1 Year Subscription

Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11"

ISBN: CE1515051
American Medical Association (quarterly)

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Published in conjunction with the American College of Radiology (ACR), Clinical Examples in Radiology is your quickest link to the latest changes, clarifications and applications of CPT® radiology codes. Each issue offers 2.0 CEUs from RCCB® via online quizzes. Uses Written and reviewed by coding experts and by physicians actively engaged in the CPT editorial process, Clinical Examples in Radiology helps health care professionals understand the application of CPT codes with regard to radiology. This quaterly newsletter also teaches coding professionals what information to extract from and how to approach even the most complicated clinical notes.. In each issue: Clinical Examples: Procedure reports, covering all areas of radiology, dissected and annotated by nationally-recognized experts in radiology coding Real-life Radiology Operative Report: With detailed commentary and concrete suggestions to help you approach difficult cases and improve procedure reporting and coding Radiology Coding Q&A: Highlights several coding questions, including selected subscriber-submitted questions Plus, two special report bulletins per year covering: Ongoing code changes Clarifications of existing CPT codes, Hot coding topics in radiology Features Each issue of Clinical Examples in Radiology Newsletter includes: Clinical Examples Real-life Radiology Operative Report Radiology Coding Q&A Two Annual Special Report Update Bulletins

Clinical Examples in Radiology Newsletter 2 Year Subscription

Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11"

ISBN: CE1515052
American Medical Association (quarterly)

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Clinical Examples in Radiology Newsletter 2 Year Subscription

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Published in conjunction with the American College of Radiology (ACR), Clinical Examples in Radiology is your quickest link to the latest changes, clarifications and applications of CPT® radiology codes. Each issue offers 2.0 CEUs from RCCB® via online quizzes. Uses Written and reviewed by coding experts and by physicians actively engaged in the CPT editorial process, Clinical Examples in Radiology helps health care professionals understand the application of CPT codes with regard to radiology. This quaterly newsletter also teaches coding professionals what information to extract from and how to approach even the most complicated clinical notes.. In each issue: Clinical Examples: Procedure reports, covering all areas of radiology, dissected and annotated by nationally-recognized experts in radiology coding Real-life Radiology Operative Report: With detailed commentary and concrete suggestions to help you approach difficult cases and improve procedure reporting and coding Radiology Coding Q&A: Highlights several coding questions, including selected subscriber-submitted questions Plus, two special report bulletins per year covering: Ongoing code changes Clarifications of existing CPT codes, Hot coding topics in radiology Features Each issue of Clinical Examples in Radiology Newsletter includes: Clinical Examples Real-life Radiology Operative Report Radiology Coding Q&A Two Annual Special Report Update Bulletins

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