Comprehensive Health Insurance: Billing, Coding & Reimbursement / Edition 2

Comprehensive Health Insurance: Billing, Coding & Reimbursement / Edition 2

by Deborah Vines-Allen, Ann Braceland, Elizabeth Rollins, Susan H. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132966891

ISBN-13: 9780132966894

Pub. Date: 08/23/2012

Publisher: Prentice Hall

COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE: BILLING, CODING & REIMBURSEMENT, 2/e provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in a variety of medical billing and coding positions in the medical field. Comprehensive in approach, it covers the foundations of insurance, billing, coding and reimbursement. Students learn not only the submission

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COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE: BILLING, CODING & REIMBURSEMENT, 2/e provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in a variety of medical billing and coding positions in the medical field. Comprehensive in approach, it covers the foundations of insurance, billing, coding and reimbursement. Students learn not only the submission of claims to the insurance carrier, but also reviewing medical records, verifying patient benefits, submitting a secondary claim, posting payments and appealing the insurance carrier's decision. This edition includes new chapters devoted to HIPAA and ICD-10-CM Medical Coding, as well as outstanding coverage of electronic records. Numerous case studies and patient files are included throughout and demonstrate refunds and appeals, auditing and compliance, Medicare calculations and professionalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132966894
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/23/2012
Series:
MyHealthProfessionsLab Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
984
Sales rank:
412,301
Product dimensions:
10.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: A CAREER IN HEALTH CARE

1. Introduction to Professional Billing and Coding Careers

SECTION II: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PATIENT, PROVIDER, AND CARRIER

2. Understanding Managed Care: Insurance Plans

3. Understanding Managed Care: Medical Contracts and Ethics

4. HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

SECTION III: MEDICAL CODING

5. ICD-9-CM Medical Coding

6. ICD-10-CM Medical Coding

7. Introduction to CPT and Place of Service Coding

8. Coding Procedures and Services

9. HCPCS and Coding Compliance

10. Auditing

SECTION IV: MEDICAL CLAIMS

11. Physician Medical Billing

12. Hospital Medical Billing

SECTION V: GOVERNMENT MEDICAL BILLING

13. Medicare Medical Billing

14. Medicaid Medical Billing

15. TRICARE Medical Billing

SECTION VI: ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

16. Explanation of Benefits and Payment Adjudication

17. Refunds and Appeals

SECTION VII: INJURED EMPLO YEE MEDICAL CLAIM

18. Workers' Compensation

SECTION VIII: USE OF MEDICAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

19. Electronic Medical Claims Processing

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