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The Resource Medical billing & coding for dummies, by Karen Smiley, CPC, (electronic book)

Medical billing & coding for dummies, by Karen Smiley, CPC, (electronic book)

Label
Medical billing & coding for dummies
Title
Medical billing & coding for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Karen Smiley, CPC
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Your complete guide to a career in medical billing and coding, updated with the latest changes in the ICD-10 and PPS This fully updated second edition of Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies provides readers with a complete overview of what to expect and how to succeed in a career in medical billing and coding.
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Cataloging source
  • StDuBDS
  • StDuBDS
Dewey number
651.504261
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R728.5
LC item number
.S65 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Your complete guide to a career in medical billing and coding, updated with the latest changes in the ICD-10 and PPS This fully updated second edition of Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies provides readers with a complete overview of what to expect and how to succeed in a career in medical billing and coding. With healthcare providers moving more rapidly to electronic record systems, data accuracy and efficient data processing is more important than ever. Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies gives you everything you need to know to get started in medical billing and coding. This updated resource includes details on the most current industry changes in ICD-10 (10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems) and PPS (Prospective Payment Systems), expanded coverage on the differences between EHRs and MHRs, the latest certification requirements and standard industry practices, and updated tips and advice for dealing with government agencies and insurance companies. Prepare for a successful career in medical billing and coding Get the latest updates on changes in the ICD-10 and PPS Understand how the industry is changing and learn how to stay ahead of the curve Learn about flexible employment options in this rapidly growing industry Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides aspiring professionals with detailed information and advice on what to expect in a billing and coding career, ways to find a training program, certification options, and ways to stay competitive in the field
Label
Medical billing & coding for dummies, by Karen Smiley, CPC, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
<p>Introduction 1</p> <p><b>Part I: Getting to Know Medical Billing and Coding 5</b></p> <p>Chapter 1: Dipping Your Toes into Medical Billing and Coding 7</p> <p>Chapter 2: Exploring the Billing and Coding Professions 17</p> <p>Chapter 3: Weighing Your Employment Options 31</p> <p><b>Part II: Boning Up on the Need]to]Knows of Your Profession 43</b></p> <p>Chapter 4: Compliance: Understanding the Rules 45</p> <p>Chapter 5: Not]So]Strange Bedfellows: Medical Terminology and Medical Necessity 61</p> <p>Chapter 6: Getting to Know the Payers 85</p> <p><b>Part III: Becoming a Professional: Getting Certified 101</b></p> <p>Chapter 7: Your Basic Certification Options, Courtesy of the AAPC and AHIMA 103</p> <p>Chapter 8: The Path to Certification: Finding a Study Program 117</p> <p>Chapter 9: Signing Up and Preparing for the Certification Exam 137</p> <p>Chapter 10: Adding Street Cred: Specialty Certifications and Continuing Ed 155</p> <p><b>Part IV: Dealing and Succeeding with Nitty]Gritty On]the]Job Details 167</b></p> <p>Chapter 11: Processing a Run]of]the]Mill Claim: An Overview 169</p> <p>Chapter 12: Homing In on How to Prepare an Error]free Claim 187</p> <p>Chapter 13: From Clearinghouse to Accounts Receivable to Money in the Pocket 203</p> <p>Chapter 14: Handling Disputes and Appeals 215</p> <p>Chapter 15: Keeping Up with the Rest of the World 235</p> <p><b>Part V: Working with Stakeholders 247</b></p> <p>Chapter 16: Dealing with Commercial Insurance Claims 249</p> <p>Chapter 17: Caring about Medicare 261</p> <p>Chapter 18: Client Relations and Coding Ethics: Being an Advocate for Your Employer 275</p> <p><b>Part VI: The Part of Tens 291</b></p> <p>Chapter 19: Ten Common Billing and Coding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them 293</p> <p>Chapter 20: Ten Acronyms to Burn into Your Brain 299</p> <p>Chapter 21: Ten (Plus One) Tips from Billing and Coding Pros 303</p> <p>Glossary 309</p> <p>Index 319</p>
Control code
AH28499862
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xii, 334 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781118982563
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2014958559
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Medical billing & coding for dummies, by Karen Smiley, CPC, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
<p>Introduction 1</p> <p><b>Part I: Getting to Know Medical Billing and Coding 5</b></p> <p>Chapter 1: Dipping Your Toes into Medical Billing and Coding 7</p> <p>Chapter 2: Exploring the Billing and Coding Professions 17</p> <p>Chapter 3: Weighing Your Employment Options 31</p> <p><b>Part II: Boning Up on the Need]to]Knows of Your Profession 43</b></p> <p>Chapter 4: Compliance: Understanding the Rules 45</p> <p>Chapter 5: Not]So]Strange Bedfellows: Medical Terminology and Medical Necessity 61</p> <p>Chapter 6: Getting to Know the Payers 85</p> <p><b>Part III: Becoming a Professional: Getting Certified 101</b></p> <p>Chapter 7: Your Basic Certification Options, Courtesy of the AAPC and AHIMA 103</p> <p>Chapter 8: The Path to Certification: Finding a Study Program 117</p> <p>Chapter 9: Signing Up and Preparing for the Certification Exam 137</p> <p>Chapter 10: Adding Street Cred: Specialty Certifications and Continuing Ed 155</p> <p><b>Part IV: Dealing and Succeeding with Nitty]Gritty On]the]Job Details 167</b></p> <p>Chapter 11: Processing a Run]of]the]Mill Claim: An Overview 169</p> <p>Chapter 12: Homing In on How to Prepare an Error]free Claim 187</p> <p>Chapter 13: From Clearinghouse to Accounts Receivable to Money in the Pocket 203</p> <p>Chapter 14: Handling Disputes and Appeals 215</p> <p>Chapter 15: Keeping Up with the Rest of the World 235</p> <p><b>Part V: Working with Stakeholders 247</b></p> <p>Chapter 16: Dealing with Commercial Insurance Claims 249</p> <p>Chapter 17: Caring about Medicare 261</p> <p>Chapter 18: Client Relations and Coding Ethics: Being an Advocate for Your Employer 275</p> <p><b>Part VI: The Part of Tens 291</b></p> <p>Chapter 19: Ten Common Billing and Coding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them 293</p> <p>Chapter 20: Ten Acronyms to Burn into Your Brain 299</p> <p>Chapter 21: Ten (Plus One) Tips from Billing and Coding Pros 303</p> <p>Glossary 309</p> <p>Index 319</p>
Control code
AH28499862
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xii, 334 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781118982563
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2014958559
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote

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