This textbook/workbook format provides concise, direct comprehensive coverage of medical billing and coding fundamentals for MA and basic billing/coding students.This textbook/workbook format provides concise, direct comprehensive coverage of medical billing and coding fundamentals for MA and basic billing/coding students.Read Less
New in new dust jacket. 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. Key Features: * Review, revise, and recreate CMS-1500 forms for a variety of life-like cases with the CoderPlus CD-ROM. * Troubleshoot 10 cases step by step 1 Medicaid 2 Medicare 2 Private/Commercial 2 CHAMPVA/TRICARE 1 Workers' Compensation 1 Disability * Each case includes CMS data-entry screens registration form insurance form insurance card patient-encounter form and medical record. * E-mail and printable forms feature scoring and zoom in-and-out capabilities. * Introduces insurance terminology and acronyms diagnostic coding procedural coding managed care payment posting legal issues and more! * Encompasses the real-world payorsyou'll encounter in practice, including commercial insurance Medicare Medicaid Blue Cross Blue Shield CHAMPVA/TRICARE Workers' Compensation and more! * Explains the importance of HIPAA regulations and their applications. * Supplies the new rules and regulations found in the most current CPT, local carrier, and ICD manuals. * Builds must-have skills with practice exercises in each chapter. * Offers a glossary of terms with definitions.
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