Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

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by Karen Smiley
     
 

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The easy way to start a career in medical billing and coding

With healthcare providers moving to electronic record systems, data accuracy and efficient data processing is more important than ever. Medical offices need professionally trained billers and coders, either in the office or via telecommute, to handle records for internal and external accessibility

Overview

The easy way to start a career in medical billing and coding

With healthcare providers moving to electronic record systems, data accuracy and efficient data processing is more important than ever. Medical offices need professionally trained billers and coders, either in the office or via telecommute, to handle records for internal and external accessibility and efficiency.

Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies gives you everything you need to know to get started in medical billing and coding. It gives you practical, easy-to-follow coverage and advice on how to find a course, educational topics you should review and pursue in order to stay competitive in the field, and the laws and other regulations you'll encounter in your work.

  • Certification requirements and standard industry practices
  • Tips for dealing with government agencies and insurance companies
  • Ethical and legal issues

If you're looking to start a career in the popular field of medical billing and coding, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118021729
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/10/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Karen Smiley is a certified, multi-specialty coding expert in physician and outpatient reimbursement with an extensive background in commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid claims processing. She is currently a professional coder at an ambulatory surgery center that specializes in orthopedic coding.

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Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
DrRick2 More than 1 year ago
This book has become our office handbook. It is an excellent resource for any medical office.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very simplistic approach and explaination on this career field. Helped me understand what I am to expect before I consider this field of study and perhaps working in it.
Poosahkie More than 1 year ago
The book is very easy to read, the topic is well covered.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago