Hospital Billing

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-02-06
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Hospital Billing, Second Edition provides current content with a practical approach. The content addresses the real world of the hospital billing department, integrating the computer skills and procedures needed for daily work. The material also addresses the types of critical thinking, analysis, and synthesis skills demanded by today's employers. The text includes instruction that entry-level hospital billers must understand, including the following: the hospital billing flow; basic coding and payment systems; the data elements required to complete the recently mandated new UB-04 form; the way in which form-completion requirements vary depending on the type of facility; the medical insurance plan, and inpatient/outpatient status; job performance in compliance with HIPAA privacy and best practices regulations; and how computerized systems are used for form completion

Table of Contents

Introduction to Hospital Billing
The Hospital Billing Process
Hospital Insurance
Medical Coding Basics
Payment Methods and Billing Compliance
Overview of the UB-04 Claim Form
Provider Information
Patient Information
Condition Codes
Occurrence Codes/Dates
Value Codes and Amounts
Revenue Codes, Descriptions, and Amounts
Payer, Insured, and Employer Information
Diagnosis and Procedure Codes
Physician Information, Remarks, and Code-Code Field
The UB-04 Form Filler
Case Studies
UB-04 Form Completion Tables
UB-04 Form Locators
Type of Bill Codes
Occurrence Codes and Dates
Value Codes
Revenue Codes: Numerical Order
Revenue Codes: Alphabetic Order
Comparing the Old and New Claim Forms
A Comparison of the UB-92 and the UB-04
Blank UB-04 Forms
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