Patient Billing: Using MediSoft for Windows / Edition 3

Patient Billing: Using MediSoft for Windows / Edition 3

by Greg Harpole
     
 

ISBN-10: 0028012410

ISBN-13: 9780028012414

Pub. Date: 02/06/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The eight chapters in this text-workbook tutorial systematically teach students how to use the patient billing features of MediSoft for Windows, a software package used in thousands of medical offices. The book includes a four-day simulation in which students use the software to perform patient billing tasks in a small medical office. MediSoft software with full

Overview

The eight chapters in this text-workbook tutorial systematically teach students how to use the patient billing features of MediSoft for Windows, a software package used in thousands of medical offices. The book includes a four-day simulation in which students use the software to perform patient billing tasks in a small medical office. MediSoft software with full documentation is available to schools free of charge from The Computer Place in Mesa, Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028012414
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/06/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

TUTORIAL 1(1)
INTRODUCTION 1(8)
Overview 1(1)
Getting Started 1(8)
Family Care Center 1(3)
How This Book Is Organized 4(1)
Making a Backup of Your Student Data Disk 5(1)
Starting MediSoft 6(3)
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO PATIENT BILLING
9(16)
What You Will Learn
9(1)
Key Terms
9(1)
Overview of Medical Office Accounting
10(1)
Patient Billing
11(10)
Records Kept by the Medical Billing Assistant
11(5)
Day-to-Day Activities
16(2)
Maintaining Patient Information
18(3)
Chapter Review
21(4)
CHAPTER 2 USING THE COMPUTER FOR PATIENT BILLING
25(18)
What You Need to Know
25(1)
What You Will Learn
25(1)
Key Terms
25(1)
Medical Office Databases
26(1)
Options in a Computerized Patient Billing System
27(7)
MediSoft Application Menu
29(3)
Toolbar
32(2)
Navigating Through the Software
34(2)
Exiting MediSoft
36(1)
Comparing a Computerized Billing System with a Manual Billing System
36(3)
Reduces Steps to Record Data
36(1)
Provides Greater Accuracy
37(1)
Saves Time by Using Codes
37(2)
Chapter Review
39(4)
CHAPTER 3 MANAGING DATA WITH A COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM
43(22)
What You Need to Know
43(1)
What You Will Learn
43(1)
Key Terms
43(1)
Entering Data
44(6)
Keyboard
44(2)
Moving Around in a Data Entry Window
46(1)
Selecting Information from a List
46(1)
Correcting Text
47(3)
Patient Chart Numbers
50(1)
Searching in MediSoft
51(4)
Searching for Patients
52(1)
Searching for Other Data
53(2)
Adding New Codes
55(2)
Backing up Data Files
57(4)
Making a Backup Using MediSoft
58(1)
Restoring Data Files
58(1)
Viewing Backup Data Files
58(3)
Chapter Review
61(4)
CHAPTER 4 ENTERING PATIENT AND CASE INFORMATION
65(22)
What You Need to Know
65(1)
What You Will Learn
65(1)
Key Terms
65(1)
How Patient Information Is Organized
66(17)
Patient/Guarantor Information Requirements
68(1)
Case Information Requirements
69(4)
Entering Patient and Case Data
73(10)
Chapter Review
83(4)
CHAPTER 5 PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS
87(26)
What You Need to Know
87(1)
What You Will Learn
87(1)
Key Terms
87(1)
Handling Transactions
88(1)
Processing Procedure Charges
89(10)
Reviewing a Completed Superbill
89(1)
Entering a Procedure Charge
89(4)
Printing a Walkout Receipt and Creating a Claim
93(6)
Processing Payments and Adjustments
99(10)
Chapter Review
109(4)
CHAPTER 6 PRODUCING REPORTS AND PATIENT STATEMENTS
113(16)
What You Need to Know
113(1)
What You Will Learn
113(1)
Key Terms
113(1)
MediSoft Reports
114(1)
Day Sheets
115(1)
Analysis Reports
116(4)
Patient Statements
120(2)
List Reports
122(1)
Designing Custom Reports and Bills
123(2)
Chapter Review
125(4)
CHAPTER 7 PROCESSING CLAIMS
129(18)
What You Need to Know
129(1)
What You Will Learn
129(1)
Key Terms
129(1)
Claim Management
130(9)
Creating Claims
130(4)
Editing Claims
134(1)
Proofing Claims Using the List Only Option
135(1)
Printing Insurance Claim Forms
135(3)
Marking Accepted Claims
138(1)
Deleting Claims
138(1)
Insurance Carrier Analysis
139(4)
Chapter Review
143(4)
FAMILY CARE CENTER--A PATIENT BILLING SIMULATION
147
OFFICE PROCEDURES MANUAL
148(3)
Daily Tasks Before Patients Arrive
148(1)
Morning Tasks
148(1)
Afternoon Tasks
149(1)
Other Tasks During the Day
149(1)
Weekly Tasks
149(2)
STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS
151(6)
Tuesday, September 8, 1998
151(2)
Wednesday, September 9, 1998
153(1)
Thursday, September 10, 1998
154(2)
Friday, September 11, 1998
156(1)
SOURCE DOCUMENTS
157
Source Documents for Tutorial
159(28)
Source Documents for Simulation
187

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