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Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Keep current with all the latest changes with this complete resource! Trusted by medical insurance instructors and billers for more than 30 years, Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office helps you excel at all aspects of insurance billing for a full range of today's health care plans. In full color, this edition includes all the new regulations, such as the latest information on HIPAA, diagnostic coding, procedural coding, bill collection strategies, and Medicare.

Book, 704 Pages

Published: November 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3641-6

Contents

  • Unit One: Career Roles and Responsibilities

    1. Role of an Insurance Billing Specialist

    2. HIPAA Compliance and Privacy in Insurance Billing


    Unit Two: The Claims Process

    3. Basics of Health Insurance

    4. Medical Documentation

    5. Diagnostic Coding

    6. Procedural Coding

    7. The Paper Claim: CMS-1500 (08-05)

    8. Electronic Data Interchange: Transactions and Security

    9. Receiving Payments and Insurance Problem Solving

    10. Office and Insurance Collection Strategies


    Unit Three: Health Care Payers

    11. The Blue Plans, Private Insurance and Managed Care Plans

    12. Medicare

    13. Medicaid and Other State Programs

    14. TRICARE and CHAMPVA

    15. Workers’ Compensation

    16. Disability Income Insurance and Disability Benefit Programs


    Unit Four: Inpatient and Outpatient Billing

    17. Hospital Billing


    Unit Five: Employment

    18. Seeking a Job and Attaining Professional Advancement

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