Medical Insurance Made Easy Understanding the Claim Cycle

ISBN-10: 0721605567

ISBN-13: 9780721605562

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Jill L. Brown

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This combination textbook and workbook, explains each phase of the medical claim cycle, from the time the patient calls for an appointment until the financial transaction for the encounter is completed. Coverage includes types of insurance payers, basic coding and billing rules, and standard requirements for outpatient billing using the CMS-1500 claim form. It also emphasizes legal aspects related to each level of the medical claim cycle and the importance of the medical office employee, showing their responsibility for and impact on successful reimbursement. 3 separate chapters offer coverage of the basic concepts of medical coding. A comprehensive overview of the CMS-1500 claim form with step-by-step guidelines and illustrations thoroughly covers reimbursement issues and explains the billing process. Includes detailed information on various insurance payers and plans including Medicare, government medical plans, disability plans, private indemnity plans, and managed care. Stop & Review sections illustrate how the concepts presented in each chapter relate to real-life billing situations. Sidebars and Examples highlight key concepts and information related to the core text lesson. A companion CD-ROM contains sample patient and insurance information that readers can use to practice completing the accompanying CMS-1500 claim form, as well as a demonstration of Altapoint practice management software. Features completely updated information that reflects the many changes in the insurance industry. Contains a new chapter on UB-92 insurance billing for hospitals and outpatient facilities. Includes a new appendix, Quick Guide to HIPAA for the Physicians Office, to provide a basic overview of the important HIPAA-related information necessary on the job.
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Book details

List price: $92.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.530

Learning to Speak the Language
You're Part of a Team
How the Medical Claim Cycle Works
CMS-1500 Claim Form
Basic Principles of Diagnosis Coding
Basic Principles for Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services
Basic Principles of Procedure Coding
Private Indemnity and Managed Care Medical Plans
Other Insurance Plans with Medical Coverage and Disability Plans
Medicare
Other Government Medical Plans
Hospital/Facility Billing Rules
Reimbursement Success
Developing Critical Thinking Skills: Analyzing Problems and Making Decisions
Appendixes
1997 Examination Tables
Directory of State Contacts
Lake Eola Family Practice Associates
Quick Guide to HIPAA for the Physician's Office
Glossary
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