Learn everything you need to know about medical coding with the practical and easy to understand UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL CODING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, 4E. Using clear, step-by-step instructions, you learn how to code a claim correctly and link the correct CPT and ICD-10-CM codes for reimbursement. You gain an understanding of adjustments, how and when to bill patients, and what to do in case of a denial or rejection. Thoroughly updated coverage introduces the industry's new standard: ICD-10-CM. This edition also details CPT coding and modifiers with more code-specific information and a concentration on specialty coding and levels of coding. Case studies, practice exercises, tips, examples, charts, and photos help improve your performance and ensure that you are well prepared to succeed in a medical coding position in a variety of today's professional settings.