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Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Gain real-world practice in insurance billing and coding! Corresponding to the chapters in Fordney’s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 13th Edition, this workbook provides realistic, hands-on exercises that help you apply concepts and develop critical thinking skills. Study tools include chapter overviews, key terms, chapter review exercises, and case study assignments.

Paperback, 584 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4811-2


  • Unit 1: Career Roles and Responsibilities
    1. Role of an Insurance Billing Specialist
    2. Compliance, Privacy, Fraud, and Abuse in Insurance Billing
    Unit 2: The Claims Process
    3. Basics of Health Insurance
    4. Medical Documentation and the Electronic Health Record
    5. Diagnostic Coding
    6. Procedural Coding
    7. The Paper Claim CMS-1500 (02-12)
    8. The Electronic Claim
    9. Receiving Payments and Insurance Problem-Solving
    10. Office and Insurance Collection Strategies
    Unit 3: Health Care Payers
    11. The Blue Plans, Private Insurance, and Managed Care Plans
    12. Medicare
    13. Medicaid and Other State Programs
    14. TRICARE and Veterans’ Health Care
    15. Workers’ Compensation
    16. Disability Income Insurance and Disability Benefit Programs
    Unit 4: Inpatient and Outpatient Billing
    17. Hospital Billing
    Unit 5: Employment
    18. Seeking a Job and Attaining Professional Advancement
    Appendix A:
    College Clinic Office Policies and Mock Fee Schedule
    Appendix B: Medicare Level II HCPCS Codes
    Appendix C: ICD-10-PCS Section 0 Medical and Surgical, Character 3, Operation Definitions
    Appendix D: ICD-10-PCS Section 0 Medical and Surgical, Character 5, Approach Definitions


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