Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office - 14th Edition - ISBN: 9780323316279, 9780323394819

Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

14th Edition

Authors: Marilyn Fordney
Paperback ISBN: 9780323316279
eBook ISBN: 9780323394819
eBook ISBN: 9780323316941
eBook ISBN: 9780323394826
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 4th February 2016
Page Count: 576
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Description

Gain real-world practice in insurance billing and coding with Fordney’s Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 14th Edition. This user-friendly workbook features realistic, hands-on exercises to help you apply concepts and develop critical thinking skills. Study tools include performance objectives, key terms, abbreviation lists, study outlines, critical thinking assignments, and more.

Key Features

  • Performance objectives are carried throughout the chapter to help users identify what needs to be accomplished for that chapter. 
  • Critical thinking assignments contains questions in the form of short, real-world vignettes to assist users in applying theory learned from the textbook.
  • Self-study exercises include fill-in-the-blank, mix-and-match, multiple-choice, and true/false questions.
  • Key terms and abbreviations lists at beginning of each chapter help to teach and reinforce new concepts and terminology.
  • Study outlines covering the key points for each chapter in the textbook guide effective note taking during classroom lecture.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Career Roles and Responsibilities
1. Role of an Insurance Billing Specialist
2. HIPAA Compliance 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. The Electronic Claim
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. Worker’s 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

Details

No. of pages:
576
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9780323316279
eBook ISBN:
9780323394819
eBook ISBN:
9780323316941
eBook ISBN:
9780323394826

About the Author

Marilyn Fordney

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly, Instructor of Medical Insurance, Medical Terminology, Medical Machine Transcription, and Medical Office Procedures, Ventura College, Ventura, CA