Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement (with Premium Website Printed Access Card and Cengage EncoderPro.com Demo Printed Access Card) / Edition 11

Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement (with Premium Website Printed Access Card and Cengage EncoderPro.com Demo Printed Access Card) / Edition 11

by Michelle A. Green
     
 


Understanding Health Insurance, Eleventh Edition, is the essential learning tool you need when preparing for a career in medical insurance billing. This comprehensive and easy-to-understand text is fully-updated with the latest code sets and guidelines, and covers important topics in the field like managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems,… See more details below

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Understanding Health Insurance, Eleventh Edition, is the essential learning tool you need when preparing for a career in medical insurance billing. This comprehensive and easy-to-understand text is fully-updated with the latest code sets and guidelines, and covers important topics in the field like managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems, reimbursement methods, medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. The eleventh edition has been updated to include new legislation that affects healthcare, ICD-10-CM coding, implementing the electronic health record, the Medical Integrity Program (MIP), medical review process, and more. The practice exercises in each chapter provide plenty of review, and the accompanying workbook--sold separately--provides even more application-based assignments and additional case studies for reinforcement. Includes free online StudyWARE™ software that allows you to test your knowledge, free online SimClaim™ CMS-1500 claims completion software, and free-trial access to Ingenix's EncoderPro.com--Expert encoder software.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133283737
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/03/2012
Series:
Flexible Solutions - Your Key to Success Series
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents


1. Health Insurance Specialist Career. 2. Introduction to Health Insurance. 3. Managed Health Care. 4. Processing an Insurance Claim. 5. Legal and Regulatory Issues. 6A. ICD-9-CM Coding. 6B. ICD-10-CM Coding. 7. CPT Coding. 8. HCPCS Level II Coding. 9. CMS Reimbursement Methodologies. 10. Coding for Medical Necessity. 11. Essential CMS-1500 Claim Instructions. 12. Commercial Insurance. 13. Blue Cross Blue Shield. 14. Medicare. 15. Medicaid. 16. TRICARE. 17. Workers' Compensation. Appendices. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.

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