Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies
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Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies


  • Author : Karen Smiley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-05-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118982556


Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies Book Description :

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 Heal...

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies


  • Author : Karen Smiley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-12-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119625445


Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies Book Description :

The definitive guide to starting a successful career in medical billing and coding With the healthcare sector growing at breakneck speed—it’s currently the largest employment sector in the U.S. and expanding fast—medical billing and coding specialists are more essential than ever. These critical experts, also known as medical records and health information technicians, keep systems working smoothly by ensuring patient billing and insurance data are accurately and efficiently administered. This updated edition provides everything you need to begin—and then excel in—your chosen career. From finding the right study course and the latest certification requirements to industry standard practices and insider tips for dealing with government agenc...

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies


  • Author : Karen Smiley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-12-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119625445


Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies Book Description :

The definitive guide to starting a successful career in medical billing and coding With the healthcare sector growing at breakneck speed—it’s currently the largest employment sector in the U.S. and expanding fast—medical billing and coding specialists are more essential than ever. These critical experts, also known as medical records and health information technicians, keep systems working smoothly by ensuring patient billing and insurance data are accurately and efficiently administered. This updated edition provides everything you need to begin—and then excel in—your chosen career. From finding the right study course and the latest certification requirements to industry standard practices and insider tips for dealing with government agenc...

Medical Coding Specialists s Exam Review Physician

Medical Coding Specialists s Exam Review Physician


  • Author : Lynette Olsen
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2011-02-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285225234


Medical Coding Specialists s Exam Review Physician Book Description :

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 a...

Medical Coding Decoded

Medical Coding Decoded


  • Author : Charlotte Akor
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-02-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1644840308


Medical Coding Decoded Book Description :

Being a physician is hard and involves important work that affects many people's lives. As a physician, you deserve to be appropriately compensated for the many hours of effort you put in and the positive impact you have. In order to get maximally compensated, a solid understanding of medical coding and billing is necessary.The world of medical billing and coding is complicated, but Dr. Charlotte Akor lays out everything you need to know in an easy-to-understand manner in Medical Coding Decoded. This book covers the ins and outs of medical decision-making, obtaining medical history, conducting physical exams, . Ttelemedicine, co-pays and deductibles, electronic medical records, modifiers, and documentation are also explained, and more. Every physicia...

Conquer Medical Coding 2018

Conquer Medical Coding 2018


  • Author : Jean Juek
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release Date : 2017-12-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803679788


Conquer Medical Coding 2018 Book Description :

Take a real-world approach to coding that prepares you for the AAPC or AHIMA certification exams and for professional practice in any health care setting. The book is also a handy resource you can turn to throughout your career. Unique decision trees show you how to logically assign a code. It's the only text that breaks down the decision-making process into a visual and repeatable process! You’ll learn exactly how to select the correct ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Each section parallels the Official Coding Guidelines, with a special emphasis on commonly used codes. A wealth of learning tools and tips, along with critical-thinking exercises and real-life case studies, provide the practice you need to master coding. Brief reviews of A&P and pathoph...

Claim Success

Claim Success


  • Author : Kyle Farhat
  • Publisher : Wheatmark, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587369766


Claim Success Book Description :

If you've been seeking accurate, reliable, and practical information about starting a medical billing business, this book is the very first book you will want to read - and perhaps the only one you'll want to read. "Claim Success " is written to provide entrepreneurs, business people, and anyone investigating medical billing as a potential career, with completely up-to-date, comprehensive information about literally everything you will need to know to decide if running a medical billing and practice management company is a good business for you to consider. More in-depth, forthright, and accurate than any other book on the market in this industry, "Claim Success " goes into extensive detail on every aspect of launching a viable medical billing busine...

Step by Step Medical Coding  2013 Edition   E Book

Step by Step Medical Coding 2013 Edition E Book


  • Author : Carol J. Buck
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-06-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323292009


Step by Step Medical Coding 2013 Edition E Book Book Description :

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 (wher...

Medical Coding

Medical Coding


  • Author : Medical Coding and Documentation Consultant Albuquerque New Mexico Patricia T Aalseth
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-08-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781284054583


Medical Coding Book Description :

In clear and straightforward language, Medical Coding: What It Is and How It Works, Second Edition provides an overview of the evolution of medical coding and all the various coding systems, how they relate, and how they function. Reasoning and consequences of the delayed ICD-10 implementation are explained along with a sound overview of the ICD-10-CM and PCS classification systems. For those contemplating a career in the coding field, this book is ideal as a basic orientation. Other individuals in healthcare management and administration will also benefit from a basic understanding of how coding works. Unlike other publications that focus only on coding, this book integrates coding guidelines and principles into the billing and reimbursement process...