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Old 08-31-2010, 12:41 PM
tlwhlw tlwhlw is offline
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I'm needing to order my coding books for 2011....but what is the difference between standard, professional, and expert??? I have usually ordered the professional edition of ICD-9 and CPT, and the standard edition of HCPCS. Is there a difference in these books??? This would be for a physician's office.

I have also always ordered the AMA books from Amazon.com......any difference in AAPC books?? I just received my certification this past spring and would like to make use of my benefits with the AAPC organization as much as possible!!!

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Tracy Wood, CPC
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Old 08-31-2010, 04:25 PM
Lisa Bledsoe Lisa Bledsoe is offline
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Congratulations Tracy!
I order my books through the AAPC. There is usually a discount especially if you order early. I prefer the CPT professional, ICD-9-CM vol 1&2 (AAPC version), and the AAPC HCPCS "Medicare Level II expert". They are perfect for the physician office.
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