From Patient to Payment: Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office, provides a practical, focused overview of medical insurance and billing. Each chapter is structured to give students a hands-on, practical approach to understanding and working with claims, both paper and electronic, and the medical billing process. This text is precisely tailored for a brief introduction, as the fundamental understanding of coding and claim filing principles is the goal. Incorporated are the latest HIPAA forms and regulations, medical coding, and electronic claims in a clear and focused program. It equips students with the basics of preparing correct health care claims, and provides a brief introduction to Medisoft Patient Billing software V14 , which can be used to complete claims..
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 From Patient to Payment: Becoming a Medical Specialist Chapter 2 HIPAA and the Legal Medical Record Chapter 3 Diagnostic Coding Chapter 4 Procedural Coding Chapter 5 Payment Methods: Managed Care and Indemnity Plans Chapter 6 Health Care Claim Preparation Chapter 7 Claim Transmission, RA/EOB Follow-up, and Collections Chapter 8 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Chapter 9 Medicare Chapter 10 Medicaid Chapter 11 TRICARE and CHAMPVA Chapter 12 Worker?s Compensation Chapter 13 Disability Chapter 14 Dental Insurance Chapter 15 Hospital Insurance Appendix Health Care Claim Simulations Using Medisoft Glossary Index