Third Edition of Bartholomew-Green's 3-2-1 Code It! Published

Michelle GreenMichelle Bartholomew-Green, MPS, RHIA, FAHIMA, CPC, SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Teaching Professor, Physical and Health Sciences Department, Alfred State College, in collaboration with Delmar Cengage Learning, has published the third edition of her 3-2-1 Code It!. The textbook combines ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II coding concepts into one convenient package that offers a level of detail suitable for beginning and more experienced coders alike.

Bartholomew-Green, a member of the Alfred State College faculty since 1984, teaches courses online in health information technology and coding and reimbursement specialist and serves as academic adviser. She attained the ranks of assistant, associate, and full professor in 1988, 1993, and 1999, respectively. In 2004, she was promoted to the highest possible rank of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor.

Bartholomew-Green received the 2008 FORE Triumph Educator Award from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), which honors those who demonstrate excellence in preparing the next generation of professionals for their HIM (health information management) careers. In 2000, Bartholomew-Green was honored with the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, receiving a cast bronze medallion and an inscribed certificate.

Bartholomew-Green is the co-author of Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement with JoAnn C. Rowell; Essentials of Health Information Management with Mary Jo Bowie; and author of 3-2-1 Code It!.

Bartholomew-Green was selected as an Outstanding Young Woman of America for 1997; she was also named to Who’s Who among America’s Teachers, 1994 and 2000. She holds a master of professional studies from Alfred University, a bachelor of science from Daemen College, Buffalo, and an associate in applied science from Alfred State College. Green also served on the Commission on Certification for the American Health Information Management Association.

A graduate of Elmira Free Academy, Bartholomew-Green resides in Belmont with her son Eric.

Alfred State College, a member of the technology college sector within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, offers outstanding educational opportunities for students in its nearly 52 associate degree programs, 19 baccalaureate degree programs, and three certificate programs. ASC continues to expand its online education offerings to include more than 56 online courses as well as three complete curriculum options (health information technology, automotive parts technology, and court and realtime reporting). Numerous vocational-technical offerings stressing hands-on learning are available at the School of Applied Technology Campus located in nearby Wellsville, NY. The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and several programs are also accredited or approved by program-specific professional organizations. Academic programs, residential facilities, and co-curricular activities are provided to meet the educational, cultural, social, and recreational needs of students. The College is located in Alfred, NY, a scenic village in Allegany County. It is 15 miles north of the Pennsylvania border, 70 miles south of Rochester, and 90 miles southeast of Buffalo.