Billing & Coding Clear & Simple: A Medical Insurance Worktext / Edition 1

Billing & Coding Clear & Simple: A Medical Insurance Worktext / Edition 1

by Nancy Gardner
ISBN-10:
0803617186
ISBN-13:
9780803617186
Pub. Date:
01/20/2011
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
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Overview

Billing & Coding Clear & Simple: A Medical Insurance Worktext / Edition 1

Today’s fast-paced and constantly changing health-care environment demands that you find the answers you need quickly and easily. This brand-new approach to billing and coding teaches you the who, what, why, when, and how of proper diagnostic and procedural coding, claim form completion, and medical recordkeeping.

A reader-friendly, easy-to-grasp writing style and unique, troubleshooting CoderPlus CD-ROM make coding clear and simple to master.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803617186
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 01/20/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 675,922
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. Medical Coding Basics
    1. A Career in Medical Coding
    2. The Legal Aspect of Coding and Billing
    3. HIPAA: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act


  2. Coding Systems
    1. Diagnostic Coding
    2. Procedural Coding: Introduction to CPT and Evaluation and Management
    3. Procedural Coding: Anesthesia, Surgery, Radiology, Pathology and Laboratory, and Medicine


  3. Insurance
    1. General Commercial Health Insurance Information
    2. Medicare
    3. Medicaid
    4. Managed Care Plans
    5. TRICARE/CHAMPVA
    6. Worker’s Compensation
    7. Insurance Payments and Follow-up Procedures



Glossary of Key Terms

Appendices

  1. Sample Practice Information and Insurance Forms
  2. Common Abbreviations

Index

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