Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office - E-Book

by Marilyn Fordney, CMA-AC
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Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Publication Date: December 08, 2015

ISBN: 9780323316323

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Stay up on the latest in insurance billing and coding with Marilyn Fordney’s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 14th Edition. Trusted for more than 30 years, this market-leading handbook equips you to succeed as medical insurance specialist in any of today’s outpatient settings. 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 assist you in accurately filling out claim forms. This new edition also features expanded coverage of ICD-10, electronic medical records, electronic claims submission, and the HIPAA 5010 — keeping you one step ahead of the latest practices and protocols of the profession.

  • Key terms are defined and emphasized throughout the text to reinforce understanding of new concepts and terminology.

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

  • Emphasis on the business of running a medical office and the importance of the medical insurance specialist details the importance of the medical insurance specialist in the business of the medical office.

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

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