MIBC Resources: Medical Billing & Coding

MIBC WEBSITES:

The Web's Free 2012 Medical Coding Reference:

They've taken the official 2006-2012 ICD-9-CM and HCPCS coding books and added 5.3+ million hyperlinks between codes. Combine that with a Google-powered search engine, drill-down navigation system and instant coding notes and it's easier than ever to quickly find the medical coding information you need.

 

ICD-9 codes:    www.icd9data.com

ICD-10 codes:    www.icd10data.com

 

Certified Professional Coder® (CPC®) Medical Coding

Medical coding Certified Professional Coder® (CPC®), is a highly trained medical professional certified by the national exam.

www.aapc.com/certification/cpc.aspx

   

Educational website presented by Infoplease.com full of terminology and definitions; very complete

 http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/1anat.html

 

Inner Body’s Human Anatomy Model, Anatomy Chart

Basic anatomical detail, schematic views of the human body; fun and interesting website

http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

 

Diseases Database Version 1.9

Cool website with a cross-referenced medical dictionary of diseases, medications, symptoms, signs and investigations. It also includes links to disease specific web pages and databases

http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/

 

Medical records and health information technicians

Occupational Outlook Handbook‘s page on MIBC full of useful information. From the nature of the career, training and qualifications; to job requirements and the future outlook, it provides a very complete overview of the future of this profession

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos103.htm

 

The Health Care Law and You

A user friendly website from the United States Department of Health and Human Services established to explain in detail how the new health care law works and its impact

http://www.healthcare.gov/law/index.html

 

ICD: Classification of Diseases, Functioning and Disability

Website from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which explains in all the terms and codes used in ICD -9, ICD-10, ICD -9 CM and ICD -10 CM. A very detailed index is included

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd.htm

 

Free Online ICD-9 and ICD9CM Codes Search Translator

Useful website that lets you look up and translate ICD-9/ICD9CM Codes in a free online ICD9 search engine

http://www.medilexicon.com/icd9codes.php

  

ICD-9 and ICD-10 FAQ

Website from the American College of Emerging Physicians that answers frequently asked questions about both ICD-9 and ICD-10; quite useful

http://www.acep.org/content.aspx?id=30476

 

Medical Diseases and Conditions

Website from MedicineNet.com that features an index of comprehensive articles on medical diseases and conditions, procedures and more

http://www.medicinenet.com/diseases_and_conditions/article.htm

 

CPT: Current Procedural Terminology

Website from the American Medical Association (AMA) with an extensive listing of CPT codes, terminology and definitions

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/solutions-managing-your-practice/coding-billing-insurance/cpt.page

 

What Are CPT Codes

Website by About.com that defines and explains CPT codes and detailed coding terminology

http://patients.about.com/od/costsconsumerism/a/cptcodes.htm

 

CPT Codes

Procedural and Diagnosis Coding Must Be Linked By Medical Necessity. Website that defines and explains CPT codes

http://www.arscwwb.com/cpt.html

 

CPT Medical Billing Codes

Website from All Things Medical with key terms and definitions for CPT codes; very complete

http://www.all-things-medical-billing.com/cpt-medical-billing-codes.html

 

Medicare.Gov Glossary of Definitions

Website from the United States government with a huge glossary of all Medicare terms, including billing and coding terminology

 
Website from U.S. government with all type of information regarding this program; from how to qualify and apply, terminology, billing Medicare and lots of useful information

http://www.medicaid.gov/

 

Database from Medicare to search for Medigap policies for Medicare recipients; includes definitions and terminology

http://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/medigap-home.aspx

 

Rare Disease Database

Website presented by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) NORD offering access to a very complete database of rare diseases

http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases

 

Gideon: Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network

Website with a huge database of the world’s infectious diseases, with definitions and terminology

 

Sample Coding Questions from HCPro

PDF with 20 sample questions and answers from the CPC exam.

http://www.hcpro.com/content/61715.pdf

 

Coding.net: Reference Links

Compliance, continuing education, and other links.

http://www.medical-coding.net/reference

 

Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance: Study Materials

The BMSC examinations test your practical ability to code typical specialty encounters and deal with typical specialty issues.

 

Medical Coding Career : Medical coding, ICD-9-CM, CPT Procedure Codes, HCPCS, ICD-10-CM

CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H Exam Study Guides

http://medical-coding-carers.blogspot.com/2010/02/ccs-ccs-p-cpc-cpc-h-exam-study-guides.html

AHIMA: Certified Coding Associate (CCA)

Based upon job analysis standards and state-of-the-art test construction, the CCA designation has been a nationally accepted standard of achievement in the health information management (HIM) field since 2002.

http://www.ahima.org/certification/cca.aspx

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