AHA Press Releases New Format for Popular Coding Handbook

The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format.

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The Handbook is designed to help train coders to improve their coding accuracy and make the transition from ICD-9 coding to ICD-10 coding easier to understand and execute.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014

The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format. The Handbook is designed to help train coders to improve their coding accuracy and make the transition from ICD-9 coding to ICD-10 coding easier to understand and execute.

The Handbook is written by Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, director of Coding and Classification at the American Hospital Association and editor of AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, the quarterly publication of coding advice and guidelines.

The 2014 Handbook contains more than 260 case-summary exercises, as well as 100-plus in-chapter exercises and review questions. Its content reflects the latest official coding guidelines and is available in two editions - with and without answers. As in previous editions, the Handbook follows the easy-to-use format and style established by Faye Brown, the author of the ICD-9-CM Coding Handbook.

Readers of the eBook can search by code, topic or index. The eBook format allows readers to bookmark, add notes and print individual pages, as desired, for exercise completion or personal reference.

The eBook editions are available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, and MS Windows. Detailed information can be found at http://www.HealthForum.com/AHApress.

About the Author

Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director of Coding and Classification, heads the AHA Central Office on ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS and HCPCS. She is the executive editor of AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS and co-author of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Nelly and a team of AHA Central Office staff have annually reviewed, updated and improved the Faye Brown ICD-9-CM Coding Handbooks for more than a decade.

About AHA Press

AHA Press is an imprint for books published by Health Forum, an American Hospital Association (AHA) company. AHA Press's mission is to help health care providers and others deliver more efficient and effective solutions to leadership and operations issues in hospitals and health systems. AHA Press books help health care executives strengthen their organizations’ clinical and business performance and help others improve the learning and services they provide.

About Health Forum

Health Forum is a strategic business enterprise of the American Hospital Association, creatively partnering to develop and deliver essential information and innovative services to help health care leaders achieve organizational performance excellence and sustainability.

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