Medical Billing and Coding Demystified / Edition 1

Medical Billing and Coding Demystified / Edition 1

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by Marilyn Burgos, Donya Johnson, Jim Keogh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071472207

ISBN-13: 9780071472203

Pub. Date: 11/21/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Clueless? Feel Like a Dummy? Get Demystified!

This handy resource clearly explains the principles and practices used by medical offices, hospitals, and health facilities to encode medical services in order to receive payment from government agencies and insurance companies.

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Clueless? Feel Like a Dummy? Get Demystified!

This handy resource clearly explains the principles and practices used by medical offices, hospitals, and health facilities to encode medical services in order to receive payment from government agencies and insurance companies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071472203
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/21/2006
Series:
Demystified Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
390,663
Product dimensions:
9.12(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding

Chapter 2: Ethical and Legal Aspects of Medical Billing

Chapter 3: Medical Terminology and Procedures

Chapter 4: Medical Office Procedures

Chapter 5: Introduction to Diagnostic Procedures

Chapter 6: Introduction to Procedural Coding

Chapter 7: Introduction to Insurance Plans

Chapter 8: The Insurance Claim Cycle

Chapter 9: Billing and Coding Errors -- How to Avoid Them

Chapter 10: Strategies for Handling Claim Disputes

Chapter 11: Medical Billing Software Programs and Systems

Chapter 12: Finding Employment in the Healthcare Industry
FINAL EXAM
ANSWERS TO QUIZ AND EXAM QUESTIONS
INDEX

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Medical Billing and Coding Demystified 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This textbook would be good for a beginner or someone totally new to Health Claims and Medical Billing
LauraJean59 More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be very helpful and useful in researching the medical billing and coding career field. The chapters are set up in a way that makes it easy to learn the material and review the information at the end of each chapter. The short quiz at the end are also very good. This allows the reader the opportunity to review the chapter and retake the quiz if needed to ensure that the reader has retained the information they have just learned. This is a good indicator of how the reader will do on the final test at the end of the book. I recommend this book to anyone who is interested in a career change to evaluate whether they should invest in going back to school if that is really something they wish to pursue. This book is reasonably priced and well worth the money.
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kukurandy2009 More than 1 year ago
I recivied the book brand new, and before the time.