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Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Get real-life practice in insurance billing and coding! Corresponding to the chapters in Fordney's Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 12th Edition, this workbook provides realistic, hands-on exercises that help you apply concepts and develop important critical-thinking skills. Study tools include chapter overviews, key terms, chapter review exercises, and workbook assignments. A companion Evolve website includes patient simulations for additional practice in real-world billing.

Paperback, 576 Pages

Published: October 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2255-0


  • Unit One: Career Role 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

    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 Insurance

    Unit Four: Inpatient and Outpatient Billing

    17. Hospital Billing

    Unit Five: Employment

    18. Seeking a Job and Attaining Professional Advancement


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