McGraw-Hill Medical Coding: Moving Ahead trains students to apply what they have already learned concerning appropriate code selection and Reporting Guidelines to abstracted narrative. It continues to build on the skills students need to become proficient outpatient and inpatient coders. Balancing diagnostic (ICD-9-CM) and procedural (CPT/HCPCS) coding, this is the second text in this 3-book series teaches the principles of correct coding by focusing on the HIPAA-required codes and guidelines. The most relevant diseases and proceduresthose that make up the bulk of coders work on the jobprovide the base for coding applications and exercises, so that student become familiar with common coding scenarios. Text features such as Pharmacology Pointers, Practicing for Coding Certification, reimbursement reviews, and Internet activities also build knowledge of the context of coding. .