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Coding Basics Medical Billing And Reimbursement Fundamentals

Author : Cynthia Richards
ISBN : 9781111803032
Genre : Business & Economics
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Coding Basics: Medical Billing and Reimbursement Fundamentals is part of a series designed to provide you with the foundation to work in today's medical office. This installment features real-world claim forms and reports for hands-on practice to build the skills you need to acquire an entry-level job in today's medical office. Billing and reimbursement concepts are presented clearly and concisely, with opportunities for practice throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Independent Medical Coding

Author : Donna Avila-Weil
ISBN : 1877810150
Genre : Business & Economics
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There is an enormous and growing demand for skilled medical coders, creating a severe shortage in a large variety of coding situations. Demand greater than supply can result in excellent compensation for those on the supply side. So, how do you determine if medical coding is the profession for you? If you are already a medical coder, how do you identify and evaluate the rapidly expanding variety of opportunities open to you? INDEPENDENT MEDICAL CODING, 2nd edition: The Comprehensive Guidebook for Career Success as a Medical Coder (just published by Rayve Productions) provides answers to these questions and many more, such as What is Coding?; Are You Ready to Go Solo?; What is the Future of Coding in Health Care? The 448-page book also gives extensive information regarding Medical Coding Education and Experience; Continuing Professional Education; Becoming Credentialed; Medical Transcriptionists as Coding Specialists; Salary Projections Based on Survey Data; Types of Coding Systems; Establishing Your Independent Coding Business; Alternative Careers for the Health Care Coding Specialist; Establishing Fees; Marketing Tips; Contracts and Independent Contractors; Building a Successful Coding/Consulting Business; Professional Ethics; Finances; and much more, including descriptions of the authors' favorite references and resources and the appendix's twenty-three exhibits of helpful forms and documents.

Medical Coding Icd 9 Speedy Study Guides

Author : Speedy Publishing
ISBN : 9781633835832
Genre : Medical
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A medical coding ICD-9 book or software program contains detailed information concerning a variety of health conditions along with a numerical set of numbers. Each disease or health condition is assigned a specialized code that is used for identification purposes when submitting documents to insurance carriers for reimbursement. Health care employees such as medical coders and secretaries require a medical coding ICD-9 as part of their job while working in medical facilities, including physician's offices, hospitals and nursing homes.

Coding Basics Understanding Medical Collections

Author : Michelle M. Rimmer
ISBN : 9781111805586
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Coding Basics: Understanding Medical Collections is part of a series designed to provide you with the foundation you need to work in today's medical office. This installment of the series introduces you to the collections process in the medical office. This worktext includes hands-on exercises, aging reports, denial and appeal letters, and common debt collection terms to familiarize you with the collections process. You will also find information on federal collection laws, HIPAA, contract negotiation, and the appeals process. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Kinn S The Medical Assistant E Book

Author : Deborah B. Proctor
ISBN : 9780323187817
Genre : Medical
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Prepare for a successful career in medical assisting! Kinn’s The Medical Assistant, 12th Edition helps you learn the real-world administrative and clinical skills essential to working in the health care setting. Administrative coverage ranges from professionalism and interpersonal skills to billing and coding and electronic health records; clinical content teaches how to assist with medications, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. And no other comprehensive medical assisting text can match its coverage of assisting with medical specialties! Written by medical assisting experts Alexandra Adams and Deborah Proctor, this classic resource also includes an Evolve companion website with practical exercises and activities, videos, and review questions for the CMA and RMA certification exams. More chapters on assisting with medical specialties than any other Medical Assisting text prepare you to assist in specialty exams and make you better qualified to work in specialty fields like cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, gynecology, and neurology. Step-by-step, illustrated procedures make it easier to learn and understand medical assisting skills, and include rationales for each step. Threaded case scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and apply concepts to realistic administrative and clinical situations. Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job. A Portfolio Builder on the Evolve website helps you demonstrate proficiency to potential employers. Detailed learning objectives and vocabulary with definitions in each chapter help you study more effectively, with connections icons linking concepts in the text to exercises in the study guide and on the Evolve companion website. Study Guide includes a variety of exercises to test your knowledge and critical thinking skills, case scenarios from the book, and a Procedure Checklists Manual. Sold separately. NEW! Charting examples within the procedures are highlighted for easier learning. UPDATED coverage of the Electronic Health Record ensures that you are familiar with the technology you'll use on the job. UPDATED content on alternative therapies and treatment includes the latest herbal remedies such as red rice yeast for lowering cholesterol, St. John’s Wort for depression, and probiotic bacteria for GI maladies.

Step By Step Medical Coding 2013 Edition E Book

Author : Carol J. Buck
ISBN : 9780323292009
Genre : Medical
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with comprehensive coverage from the most trusted source in the field! Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2013 Edition is the practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all of today's coding systems. In-depth, step-by-step explanations of essential coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, the 2013 edition offers complete coverage of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system in preparation for the eventual transition. No other text on the market so thoroughly prepares you for all coding sets in one source! Dual coding in Units 4 and 5 (where both ICD-10 and ICD-9 answers are provided for every exercise, chapter review, and workbook question) ensures you can code using the systems of both today and tomorrow. Complete coverage of the new ICD-10 code set in Unit 2 prepares you for the eventual transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes in Units 2, 3, and 5 present the official outpatient and inpatient guidelines alongside text discussions. Concrete "real-life" coding examples help you apply important coding principles and practices to actual scenarios from the field. Over 500 total illustrations of medical procedures or conditions help you understand the services being coded. Four coding question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills: One answer blank for coding questions that require a one-code answer Multiple answer blanks for coding questions that require a multiple-code answer Identifiers next to the answer blank(s) to guide you through the most difficult coding scenarios Answer blanks with a preceding symbol (3 interlocking circles) indicates that the user must decide the number of codes necessary to correctly answer the question In-text exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, emphasize key information, and test your retention and understanding. From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out!, and CMS Rules boxes offer valuable, up-to-date tips and advice for working in today’s medical coding field. Coder’s Index makes it easy to instantly locate specific codes. Practice activities on the companion Evolve website reinforce key concepts from the text. Updated content presents the latest coding information so you can practice with the most current information available.

Fundamentals Of Research Methodology For Health Care Professionals

Author : Hilla Brink
ISBN : 0702166804
Genre : Medical
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An introduction to research methodology, this textbook contains conceptual and nontechnical descriptions of the methods used by researchers in medical experimentation. Each step of the research process is explained and illustrated with examples from practice. This revised second edition also has expanded sections on clinical research methods, action research, Web resources, and current scenarios.

Medical Coding Specialists S Exam Review Physician

Author : Lynette Olsen
ISBN : 9781285225234
Genre : Business & Economics
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MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E provides your students with the experience, tips, and essential skills necessary to succeed on both the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) National Coding Exams. This resource presents information on the national organizations, the types of exams offered, associated credentialing, and extensive exam preparation and practice focused on essential medical coding subject areas and test domains. MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E also provides your students with information on employment opportunities in medical insurance coding and the professional responsibilities that accompany this profession. In addition to numerous chapter activities, this text contains three written mock exams and three timed electronic exams on the accompanying CD-ROM. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Forums In Clinical Aphasiology

Author : David J. Muller
ISBN : 9780470698587
Genre : Medical
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This work brings together a selection of Clinical Forum features from the journal "Aphasiology". The fora are designed to cover issues in clinical aphasiology which are central, topical and controversial. Each forum concerns a main article and a number of commentaries.

Knowledge Into Action Research And Evaluation In Library And Information Science

Author : Danny P. Wallace
ISBN : 9781610692663
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The only book currently available that comprehensively integrates research and evaluation for evidence-based library and information science practice.

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