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cover image - Beik's Health Insurance Today - Elsevier EBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323934114
Publication Date: 12-19-2023
Page Count: 504
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $101.99

Beik's Health Insurance Today - Elsevier EBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA)

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Beik's Health Insurance Today - Elsevier EBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323934114
Publication Date: 12-19-2023
Page Count: 504
Imprint: Elsevier
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Help your students master the complexities of health insurance with this easy-to-understand guide! Beik’s Health Insurance Today, 8th Edition provides a solid foundation in basics such as the types and sources of health insurance, the submission of claims, and the ethical and legal issues surrounding insurance. It follows the claims process from billing and coding to reimbursement procedures, with realistic practice on the Evolve companion website. This edition adds up-to-date coverage of cybersecurity, COVID-19, crowdfunding for medical bills, and cost/value calculators. Making difficult concepts seem anything but, this resource prepares students for successful careers as health insurance professionals.

  • ·         Direct, conversational writing style makes learning insurance and billing concepts easier.·         Learning features include review questions, scenarios, and additional exercises to ensure comprehension, critical thought, and application to practice.·         Clear and attainable learning objectives with chapter content that follow the order of the objectives make learning easier for students and make chapter content easier to teach for educators.·         Hands-on practice on Evolve with a fillable CMS-1500 form and accompanying case studies and Unique! UB-04 forms, ensuring practicum- and job-readiness.·         HIPAA Tips emphasize the importance of privacy and government rules and regulations, ensuring a solid foundation in regulatory compliance.
    • NEW! Additional content on cybersecurity emphasizes the importance of keeping digital information private and secure.
    • NEW! Information on crowdfunding for medical bills discusses how this practice affects billing.
    • NEW! Geographic Practice Cost Indexes/Resource Based Relative Value Scale (GPCI/RBPVU) calculators are included.
    • NEW! Coverage of COVID-19 explores its impact on billing, reimbursement, and employment.
  • UNIT I BUILDING A FOUNDATION
    1 The Origins of Health Insurance
    2 Tools of the Trade: A Career as a Health Insurance Professional
    3 The Legal and Ethical Side of Health Insurance
    4 Healthcare Reform: Coverage Types and Sources
    5 The Patient and the Billing Process
    UNIT II HEALTH INSURANCE BASICS
    6 Reimbursement Models
    7 Understanding Managed Care
    8 Understanding Medicare
    9 Understanding Medicaid
    10 Understanding Military Carriers
    11 Understanding Miscellaneous Carriers: Workers’ Compensation and Disability Insurance
    UNIT III CLAIMS SUBMISSION
    12 Claim Submission Methods
    13 Diagnostic Coding
    14 Procedural, Evaluation and Management, and HCPCS Coding
    15 Claims Management
    UNIT IV ADVANCED APPLICATION
    16 The Role of Computers in Health Insurance
    17 Reimbursement Procedures: Getting Paid
    18 Hospital Billing and the UB-04
    Appendix A: Sample Blank CMS-1500 (02/12)
    Appendix B: CMS-1500 Claim Forms and Completion Instructions
    Appendix C: UB-04 Claim Forms and Completion Instructions
    Glossary
    Index
  • Julie Pepper, BS, CMA (AAMA), Medical Assisting Program Instructor, Health Navigator Program Director, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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