Covering all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians’ offices, Medical Insurance Online for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 13th Edition gives you hands-on practice performing common insurance billing and coding tasks and applying your knowledge in areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPPAA, and bill collection strategies. 18 course modules seamlessly tie hands-on practice together with concepts from the 18 textbook chapters to give you a well-rounded understanding of how to succeed on the job.
Updated screen content and reading assignments match the 12th edition of the Fordney Insurance Handbook.
Introduction 1. Role of an Insurance Billing Specialist 2. Compliance and the E-Health Initiative 3. Basics of Health Insurance 4. Medical Documentation 5. Diagnostic Coding 6. Procedural Coding 7. The Paper Claim: CMS-1500 8. Electronic Data Interchange: Transactions and Security 9. Receiving Payments and Insurance Problem Solving 10. Office and Insurance Collection Strategies 11. The Blues Plans, Private Insurance and Managed Care 12. Medicare 13. Medicaid and Other State Programs 14. Tricare and Champva 15. Workers Compensation 16. Disability Income Insurance and Disability Benefit Programs 17. Hospital Billing 18. Seeking a Job and Obtaining Professional Advancement