Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office
Revised and reprinted, this book aims to bring readers up-to-date on recent changes in insurance billing, and includes a 1992 coding update. Features ... Show synopsis Revised and reprinted, this book aims to bring readers up-to-date on recent changes in insurance billing, and includes a 1992 coding update. Features include: procedural (CPT-4) and diagnostic (ICD-9-CM) coding to help streamline billing procedures, and ensure maximum 3rd party reimbursement; a new chapter on delinquent claims to make follow-up easier and faster; coverage of new technology - electronic claims submission, the optical character reader (OCR) and computerized billing - to demonstrate the latest advances; information on virtually every type of insurance - including unemployment compensation disability, workers' compensation, federal medicare, state medicaid, blue cross and blue shield, HMOs - and more on the full range of possible medical insurance claims. The appendices aims to provide easy reference to current insurance and medical terminology.