Understanding Health Insurance

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Understanding Health Insurance

Authors : Michelle A. Green, JoAnn C. Rowell, Ruth M. Burke
Publisher : Delmar Cengage Learning
Published Date : 2003-07-01
ISBN-13 : 9781401884352
Page : 233 Pages
Language : en


Descriptions Understanding Health Insurance

Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Professional Billing, 7th edition, utilizes a step-by-step approach to provide instruction about the completion of health insurance claims. The objectives of this edition are to 1) introduce information about major third party payers, 2) provide up-to-date information about federal health care regulations, 3) clarify coding guidelines and provide application exercises for each coding system, 4) introduce reimbursement issues, 5) emphasize the importance of coding for medical necessity, and 6) help users develop the skill to complete claims accurately.. Case studies and review exercises provide users with numerous opportunities to apply knowledge and develop skills in completing CMS-1500 claims accurately. The textbook CD-ROM and accompanying workbook provide additional exercises and practice in completing CMS-1500 claims electronically. Current information is provided on CPT-5 and ICD-10-CM coding systems. The appendices include information about processing the UB-92 (CMS-1450) and dental claims.