Fordney’s Medical Insurance - E-Book

by Linda Smith
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Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Publication Date: January 31, 2019

ISBN: 9780323594295

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Get a solid foundation in insurance billing and coding! Trusted for more than 30 years, Fordney’s Medical Insurance equips you with the medical insurance skills you need to succeed in any of today’s outpatient settings. The 15th edition has been expanded to include inpatient insurance and billing and ambulatory surgical center billing. Updated coverage emphasizes the role of the medical insurance specialist in areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. As with previous editions, all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians’ offices are incorporated into the text, as well as icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises that accurately guide you through the process of filling out claim forms. In addition, SimChart® for the Medical Office (SCMO) activities on the companion Evolve website give you the opportunity to practice using electronic medical records.

  • Separate chapter on HIPAA Compliance in Insurance Billing, as well as Compliance Alerts throughout highlights important HIPAA compliance issues to ensure you are compliant with the latest regulations.

  • Separate chapter on documentation in the medical office covers the principles and rationales of medical documentation.

  • Increased focus on electronic filing/claims submission prepares you for the industry-wide transition to electronic claims submission.

  • Emphasis on the business of running a medical office and the importance of the medical insurance specialist prepares you for your role in the workplace.

  • Detailed examples ...