Updated with the latest code sets, guidelines, and claim forms, UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE, Eleventh Edition provides readers with most current information on health insurance billing and reimbursement available on the market. Comprehensive and easy to understand, this book covers important topics in the field including managed health care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems, reimbursement methods, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. The eleventh edition has been updated to include relevant topics such as new legislation that affects health care, implementing the electronic health record, the Medical Integrity Program (MIP), medical review process, and release of information. With exercises in each chapter, an accompanying workbook, and access to free software programs, readers will have multiple opportunities to test their knowledge and apply what they've learned.
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Meet the Author
Michelle A. Green, MPS, RHIA, FAHIMA, CPC, is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at Alfred State College in Alfred, New York. Her teaching responsibilities include health information management, insurance and reimbursement, and ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding courses. She is an active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Her numerous teaching honors include the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College's Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and AHIMA's Educator Award. In addition to this title, she also authored 3-2-1 CODE IT! and UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE.