Computers in the Medical Office / Edition 7

Computers in the Medical Office / Edition 7

by Susan Sanderson, Sanderson Susan

Do you want to learn about practice management and patient billing from the best? Susan Sanderson’s Computers in the Medical Office (CiMO), 9th Edition presents step-by-step instructions to complete essential medical billing tasks using Medisoft® Advanced Version 19. CiMO shows not only what to do with authentic, hands-on activities, but also why those

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Do you want to learn about practice management and patient billing from the best? Susan Sanderson’s Computers in the Medical Office (CiMO), 9th Edition presents step-by-step instructions to complete essential medical billing tasks using Medisoft® Advanced Version 19. CiMO shows not only what to do with authentic, hands-on activities, but also why those activities are important. Learn the skills you need for your health professions career using multiple digital resources. Read and study the content more effectively—spending more time on topics you don’t know and less time on the topics you do—by using LearnSmart and SmartBook, McGraw-Hill’s revolutionary adaptive learning technology. Complete the Medisoft V19 exercises simulated in Connect Plus, McGraw-Hill’s online assignment and assessment solution

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8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS IN THE MEDICAL OFFICEChapter 1 The Medical Office Billing ProcessStep 1 Preregister PatientsStep 2 Establish Financial Responsibility for VisitStep 3 Check in PatientsStep 4 Check Out PatientsStep 5 Review Coding ComplianceStep 6 Check Billing ComplianceStep 7 Prepare and Transmit ClaimsStep 8 Monitor Payer AdjudicationStep 9 Generate Patient StatementsStep 10 Follow up Patient Payments and Handle CollectionsChapter 2 The Use of Health Information Technology in Physician PracticesFunctions of Practice Management ProgramsFunctions of Electronic Health Record ProgramsAdvantages of Electronic Health RecordsThe Impact of HIT on Documentation and CodingHIPAA Legislation and Its Impact on Physician PracticesThe HITECH Act's Impact on Privacy and SecurityPART 2 MEDISOFT ADVANCED TRAININGChapter 3 Introduction to MedisoftThe Medisoft DatabasesThe Medisoft MenusThe Medisoft ToolbarEntering, Editing, Saving, and Deleting Data in MedisoftChanging the Medisoft Program DateUsing Medisoft HelpCreating and Restoring Backup FilesMedisoft's File Maintenance UtilitiesUsing Medisoft Security Features to Ensure HIPAA and HITECH ComplianceCHAPTER 4 Entering Patient InformationHow Patient Information is Organized in MedisoftEntering New Patient InformationSearching for Patient InformationEditing Patient InformationApplying Your Skills 1: Entering a New PatientChapter 5 Working with CasesUnderstanding CasesNavigating Cases in MedisoftEntering Patient and Account InformationEntering Insurance InformationEntering Health InformationEntering Other InformationEditing Case InformationApplying Your Skills 2: Creating a Case for a New PatientChapter 6 Entering Charge Transactions and Patient PaymentsUnderstanding Charges, Payments, and AdjustmentsSelecting a Patient and CaseEntering Charge TransactionsEntering Payments Made at the Time of an Office VisitPrinting Walkout ReceiptsProcessing a Patient RefundProcessing a Nonsufficient Funds (NSF) CheckApplying Your Skills 3: Enter Procedure Charge and a Patient PaymentChapter 7 Creating ClaimsThe Role of Claims in the Billing ProcessClaim Management in MedisoftCreating ClaimsLocating ClaimsEditing ClaimsChanging the Status of ClaimsSubmitting Electronic ClaimsApplying Your Skills 4: Create Insurance ClaimsChapter 8 Posting Insurance Payments and Creating Patient StatementsThird-Party Reimbursement OverviewRemittance Advice (RA) ProcessingEntering Insurance PaymentsApplying Insurance Payments to ChargesEntering Capitation PaymentsCreating Statements Editing StatementsPrinting StatementsApplying Your Skills 5: Enter Insurance PaymentsApplying Your Skills 6: Create StatementsChapter 9 Creating ReportsTypes of Reports in MedisoftSelecting Data for a ReportDay SheetsAnalysis ReportsPatient Ledger ReportsStandard Patient ListsNavigating in Medisoft ReportsAging ReportsCustom ReportsUsing Report DesignerApplying Your Skills 7: Print a Patient Day SheetApplying Your Skills 8: Print an Insurance Payment by Type ReportChapter 10: Collections in the Medical OfficeLaws Governing Timely Payment of Insurance ClaimsThe Importance of a Financial PolicyWorking with Collection AgenciesWriting Off Uncollectible AccountsUsing a Patient Aging Reports for CollectionsAdding an Account to the Collection List Creating Collection LettersPrinting a Collection Tracer ReportApplying Your Skills 9: Print a Patient Aging ReportApplying Your Skills 10: Add a Patient to the Collection ListApplying Your Skills 11: Create a Collection LetterChapter 11 SchedulingThe Office Hours WindowEntering AppointmentsBooking Follow-Up AppointmentsSearching for Available Time SlotsEntering Appointments for New PatientsBooking Repeated AppointmentsRescheduling and Canceling AppointmentsCreating a Patient Recall ListCreating Provider BreaksPrinting SchedulesCreating an Overdue Balance Report for Patients with AppointmentsApplying Your Skills 12: Enter an AppointmentApplying Your Skills 13: Reschedule an AppointmentApplying Your Skills 14: Print a Physician's SchedulePART 3 APPLYING YOUR KNOWLEDGEChapter 12 Handling Patient Records and TransactionsExercise 12-1: Inputting Patient InformationExercise 12-2: An Emergency VisitExercise 12-3: Inputting Transaction DataExercise 12-4: Entering a New Patient and TransactionsExercise 12-5: Entering and Applying an Insurance Carrier PaymentChapter 13 Setting Up AppointmentsExercise 13-1: Scheduling AppointmentsExercise 13-2: Making an Appointment ChangeExercise 13-3: Juggling SchedulesExercise 13-4: Adding Patients to the Recall ListExercise 13-5: Diane Hsu and Michael SyzmanskiExercise 13-6: Changing a Transaction RecordChapter 14 Printing Lists and ReportsExercise 14-1: Finding a Patient’s BalanceExercise 14-2: Printing a ScheduleExercise 14-3: Printing Day Sheet ReportsExercise 14-4: Creating a Patient Aging ReportExercise 14-5: Adding Items to the Collection ListExercise 14-6: Creating a Practice Analysis ReportExercise 14-7: Stewart RobertsonExercise 14-8: Michael SyzmanskiChapter 15 Putting it all TogetherExercise 15-1: Scheduling AppointmentsExercise 15-2: Creating CasesExercise 15-3: Entering TransactionsExercise 15-4: Creating ClaimsExercise 15-5: Entering Insurance PaymentsExercise 15-6: Creating Patient StatementsExercise 15-7: Printing ReportsExercise 15-8: Entering Patient Payments and Reviewing Overdue AccountsExercise 15-9: Adding Patients to the Collection List and Creating Collection LettersPART 4 SOURCE DOCUMENTSGlossaryIndex

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