Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Author: Marilyn Fordney
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455733253
Format: PDF
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A complete guide to insurance billing and coding, Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 13th Edition covers all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians' offices. Its emphasis on the role of the medical insurance specialist includes areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. Learning to fill in the claim form accurately is made easier by the use of icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises. This edition provides the latest on hot topics such as ICD-10, healthcare reform, the new CMS-1500 form, and electronic claims. Trusted for more than 30 years, this proven reference from Marilyn Fordney prepares you to succeed as a medical insurance professional in any outpatient setting. Emphasis on the business of running a medical office highlights the importance of the medical insurance specialist in filing clean claims, solving problems, and collecting overdue payments.Key terms and key abbreviations are defined and emphasized, reinforcing your understanding of new concepts and terminology.Detailed tables, boxes, and illustrations call out key points and main ideas.Unique! Color-coded icons clarify information, rules, and regulations for different payers.An Evolve companion website enhances learning with performance checklists, self-assessment quizzes, and the Student Software Challenge featuring cases for different payer types and an interactive CMS-1500 form to fill in.A workbook contains learning tips, practice exercises for key terms and abbreviations, review questions, study outlines, performance objectives, a chapter with practice tests, and critical thinking activities for hands-on experience with real-world cases. Available separately. Updated coverage of key health insurance topics includes HIPAA compliance, the HITECH Act, health reform of 2010, electronic health records, electronic claims, ICD-10, NUCC standards, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Incentive Program, Meaningful Use, and CPT 2013.Updated ICD-10 coding information prepares you for the October 2014 ICD-10 implementation date.Updated content on claim forms includes block-by-block explanations and examples for the new CMS-1500 Claim Form.Updated guidelines for the filing and submission of electronic claims include sample screenshots and prepare you for the future of the medical office.

Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Author: Marilyn Fordney
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323316948
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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. 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. NEW! Updated content reflects changes in the main text.

Understanding Health Insurance A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement

Author: Michelle A. Green
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 133767236X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Prepare for a career in health information management and medical billing and insurance processing with Green's UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE, 14E. This comprehensive, inviting book presents the latest code sets and guidelines. Readers examine today’s most important topics, such as managed care, legal and regulatory issues, revenue cycle management, coding systems, coding compliance, reimbursement methods, clinical documentation improvement, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. Updates introduce new legislation that impacts health care, including changes to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare); ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding; revenue cycle management; and individual health plans. Workbook practice exercises provide application-based assignments and case studies to reinforce understanding, as well as CMRS, CPC-P, and CPB mock exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Step By Step Medical Coding

Author: Carol J. Buck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455744654
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with comprehensive coverage from the most trusted source in the field! Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2013 Edition is the practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all of today's coding systems. In-depth, step-by-step explanations of essential coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, the 2013 edition offers complete coverage of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system in preparation for the eventual transition. No other text on the market so thoroughly prepares you for all coding sets in one source! Dual coding in Units 4 and 5 (where both ICD-10 and ICD-9 answers are provided for every exercise, chapter review, and workbook question) ensures you can code using the systems of both today and tomorrow. Complete coverage of the new ICD-10 code set in Unit 2 prepares you for the eventual transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes in Units 2, 3, and 5 present the official outpatient and inpatient guidelines alongside text discussions. Concrete "real-life" coding examples help you apply important coding principles and practices to actual scenarios from the field. Over 500 total illustrations of medical procedures or conditions help you understand the services being coded. Four coding question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills: One answer blank for coding questions that require a one-code answer Multiple answer blanks for coding questions that require a multiple-code answer Identifiers next to the answer blank(s) to guide you through the most difficult coding scenarios Answer blanks with a preceding symbol (3 interlocking circles) indicates that the user must decide the number of codes necessary to correctly answer the question In-text exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, emphasize key information, and test your retention and understanding. From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out!, and CMS Rules boxes offer valuable, up-to-date tips and advice for working in today's medical coding field. Coder's Index makes it easy to instantly locate specific codes. Practice activities on the companion Evolve website reinforce key concepts from the text. Updated content presents the latest coding information so you can practice with the most current information available.

Nuts

Author: Kevin Freiberg
Publisher: Broadway
ISBN: 0767901843
Format: PDF, ePub
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Reveals the secrets of Southwest Airlines' success and describes the unusual and unexpected inner workings of one of America's biggest success stories

Powering Content

Author: Laura Busche
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491963719
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Your new product is ready to launch and you’re itching to tell potential customers all about it. But how do you make your message stand out above all the noise and marketing clutter? Take the guesswork out of content management with this hands-on guide. You’ll learn how to produce and manage powerful content pieces that speak directly to customers and compel them to respond. Author Laura Busche walks you through content strategies and tactics drawn from business, design, and psychology insights. Packed with examples and exercises, this book teaches you how to tell your story with engaging copy, potent images, and striking design—all carefully orchestrated through well-oiled production management. Solopreneurs, startups, marketing managers, and execs will learn 10 Essential Steps to Content Success, with deep dives into: Content strategy: understand your audience, choose and prioritize channels, and find your brand’s core themes, voice, and tone Content creation: craft an engaging experience with content formats and copywriting formulas and templates Content management: organize, delegate, and supervise tasks; optimize the content production process to reuse successful patterns

Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Irene Makar Joos
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449697259
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"An ideal resource for introductory computer courses for healthcare professionals, the text provides a comprehensive approach to digital literacy with the incorporation of social media tools. The Sixth Edition features an extensive revision of each chapter to reflect Microsoft Office® 2010 and Windows® 7 updates, as well as computer-assisted communication"--Back cover.

101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998 2008

Author: Wayne R. Dempsey
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760344035
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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DIV101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008 offers 101 step-by-step projects designed to help you save thousands by maintaining, modifying, and improving your late-model Porsche 911 in your own garage./div

Private Voluntary Health Insurance in Development

Author: Alexander S. Preker
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821366203
Format: PDF, ePub
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Private voluntary health insurance already plays an important role in the health sector of many low and middle income countries. The book reviews the context under which private insurance could contribute to an improvement in the financial sustainability of the health sector, financial protection against the costs of illness, household income smoothing, access to care, and market productivity. This volume is the third in aseries of in-depth reviews of the role of health care financing in providing access for low-income populations to needed healthcare, protecting them from the impoverishing effects of illness, and addressing the important issues of social exclusion in government financed programs.