Your Account
Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office - E-Book
(To see other currencies, click on price)
Add to basket  


Main description:

Get real-life practice in insurance billing and coding! Corresponding to the chapters in Fordney's Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 12th Edition, this workbook provides realistic, hands-on exercises that help you apply concepts and develop important critical-thinking skills. Study tools include chapter overviews, key terms, chapter review exercises, and workbook assignments. A companion Evolve website includes patient simulations for additional practice in real-world billing.


Unit 1: Career Roles and Responsibilities
1. Role of an Insurance Billing Specialist
2. Compliance, Privacy, Fraud, and Abuse in Insurance Billing
Unit 2: The Claims Process
3. Basics of Health Insurance
4. Medical Documentation and the Electronic Health Record
5. Diagnostic Coding
6. Procedural Coding
7. The Paper Claim CMS-1500 (02-12)
8. The Electronic Claim
9. Receiving Payments and Insurance Problem-Solving
10. Office and Insurance Collection Strategies
Unit 3: Health Care Payers
11. The Blue Plans, Private Insurance, and Managed Care Plans
12. Medicare
13. Medicaid and Other State Programs
14. TRICARE and Veterans' Health Care
15. Workers' Compensation
16. Disability Income Insurance and Disability Benefit Programs
Unit 4: Inpatient and Outpatient Billing
17. Hospital Billing
Unit 5: Employment
18. Seeking a Job and Attaining Professional Advancement
Appendix A:
College Clinic Office Policies and Mock Fee Schedule
Appendix B: Medicare Level II HCPCS Codes
Appendix C: ICD-10-PCS Section 0 Medical and Surgical, Character 3, Operation Definitions
Appendix D: ICD-10-PCS Section 0 Medical and Surgical, Character 5, Approach Definitions


ISBN-13: 9780323292276
Publisher: Elsevier (Saunders)
Publication date: October, 2013
Pages: 592

Subcategories: General Issues, General Practice