Medical Billing 101

Second Edition
Author: Michelle M. Rimmer
ISBN #: 1133936741
©2016   Publish Date: 02/03/2015
Binding: PB
Pages: 272
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $109.95


Learn the basics of physican-based medical billing with MEDICAL BILLING 101, 2E. Clear and practical guidelines introduce you to the job responsibilities and basic processes in the medical billing world. Case studies and software tools like SimClaimâ„¢ CMS-1500 software offer you practice on actual forms to build confidence and understanding of the reimbursement process. This easy-to-use guide starts you off on the right path as you begin your journey to becoming a medical billing professional.

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Table of Contents:

1.Your Job as a Physician-Based Medical Biller.
2. Health Insurance and the Identification Card.
3. The Codes (CPT, HCPCS Level II, ICD-9, ICD-10 and Modifiers).
4. The Forms (Patient Registration, Superbill, Hospital Sheet).
5. The `Heart? of Medical Billing: the CMS-1500 Form.
6. Billing for Office Services and Procedures.
7. Billing for Inpatient and Nursing Facility Services.
8. Electronic Claims Submission and Clearinghouses.
9. EOBs and Payments.
10. Denials and Appeals.
11.Maintaining Accounts Receivable, Aging Reports, and Rebilling.
12.Collections and the State Insurance Commissioner.
Appendix I: SimClaim Case Studies for the CMS-1500 Form.
Appendix II: Forms.

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