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Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Get the real-life practice you need to prepare for a successful career! Designed to support Fordney’s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 11th Edition, this workbook parallels the material in the textbook, and provides realistic, hands-on exercises that help you apply concepts and develop important critical-thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes patient simulations for additional practice in real-world billing.

Paperback, 568 Pages

Published: September 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0132-6


  • 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


    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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