Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies Author Karen Smiley
ISBN-10 9781118982556
Year 2015-05-27
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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.

Medical Transcription For Dummies

Medical Transcription For Dummies Author Anne Martinez
ISBN-10 9781118461051
Year 2012-12-06
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The fast and easy way to explore a medical transcription career Flexibility is one of the most enticing aspects of a career in medical transcription. Perfect for in the office, at home, or on vacation, medical transcriptionists can often create lifestyle-appropriate schedules. The transcription field also appeals as a part-time, post-retirement income source for ex-healthcare-industry workers. If you're interested in a career in this growing field, Medical Transcription For Dummies serves as an accessible entry point. With guidance on getting through training and certification and exploring opportunities within the myriad different kinds of employment arrangements, Medical Transcription For Dummies gives you everything you need to get started in medical transcription. Guides you on getting though medical transcription training and certification Includes expert advice and tips on how to approach complex medical jargon and understand procedures Plain-English explanations of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments Whether used as a classroom supplement or a desk reference, students and professionals alike can benefit from Medical Transcription For Dummies.

Medical Terminology For Dummies

Medical Terminology For Dummies Author Beverley Henderson
ISBN-10 9781118944059
Year 2015-01-08
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Grasp and retain the fundamentals of medical terminology quickly and easily Don't know a carcinoma from a hematoma? This friendly guide explains how the easiest way to remember unfamiliar, often-tongue-twisting words is to learn their parts: the prefix, root, and suffix. Medical Terminology For Dummies breaks down the words you'll encounter in your medical terminology course and gives you plain-English explanations and examples to help you master definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all medical fields. For many, the language of medicine and healthcare can be confusing, and frequently presents the greatest challenge to students – this guide was designed to help you overcome this problem with ease! Packed with ideas, study materials, quizzes, mind maps, and games to help you retain the information, Medical Terminology For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on medical prefixes, suffixes, and root words so you'll approach even unfamiliar medical terms with confidence and ease. Bone up on words that describe and are related to the body's systems Correctly pronounce and understand the meanings of medical terms Find tricks and study tips for memorizing words Build your knowledge with helpful word-building activities If you're working toward a certification or degree in a medical or healthcare field, or if you're already on the job, Medical Terminology For Dummies is the fast and easy way to learn the lingo.

Medical Billing Coding Demystified

Medical Billing   Coding Demystified Author Marilyn Burgos
ISBN-10 9780071631105
Year 2006-12-12
Pages 350
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Clueless? Feel Like a Dummy? Get Demystified! This handy resource clearly explains the principles and practices used by medical offices, hospitals, and health facilities to encode medical services in order to receive payment from government agencies and insurance companies.

Medical Billing 101

Medical Billing 101 Author Crystal Clack
ISBN-10 9781305533868
Year 2015-02-05
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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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 SimClaimTM 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Coding Basics Medical Billing and Reimbursement Fundamentals

Coding Basics  Medical Billing and Reimbursement Fundamentals Author Cynthia Richards
ISBN-10 9781428318021
Year 2009-02-27
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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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.

Medical Billing Coding and Reimbursement

Medical Billing  Coding  and Reimbursement Author Loretta Sinclair
ISBN-10 1599770067
Year 2007
Pages 299
Language en
Publisher
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A step-by-step guide to running your your own home medical billing service, covering everything from training and set-up to marketing and promotions. Coming 2007: a companion workbook on CD with hundreds of new training exercises!

Electronic Health Records For Dummies

Electronic Health Records For Dummies Author Trenor Williams
ISBN-10 1118023935
Year 2010-12-03
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The straight scoop on choosing and implementing an electronic health records (EHR) system Doctors, nurses, and hospital and clinic administrators are interested in learning the best ways to implement and use an electronic health records system so that they can be shared across different health care settings via a network-connected information system. This helpful, plain-English guide provides need-to-know information on how to choose the right system, assure patients of the security of their records, and implement an EHR in such a way that it causes minimal disruption to the daily demands of a hospital or clinic. Offers a plain-English guide to the many electronic health records (EHR) systems from which to choose Authors are a duo of EHR experts who provide clear, easy-to-understand information on how to choose the right EHR system an implement it effectively Addresses the benefits of implementing an EHR system so that critical information (such as medication, allergies, medical history, lab results, radiology images, etc.) can be shared across different health care settings Discusses ways to talk to patients about the security of their electronic health records Electronic Health Records For Dummies walks you through all the necessary steps to successfully choose the right EHR system, keep it current, and use it effectively.

Medical Terminology for Insurance and Coding

Medical Terminology for Insurance and Coding Author Marie Moisio
ISBN-10 9781428304260
Year 2009-04-08
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Learn medical terminology side-by-side with insurance and coding principles using this unique book. Each chapter is organized by body system and includes a review of the structures and functions, as well as commonly identified diseases and procedures for that system. Whether you are learning these concepts for the first time or reviewing them in preparation for an exam, this book provides plenty of practice on both medical terminology and coding using real-world medical documents. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Coding Basics Understanding Medical Collections

Coding Basics  Understanding Medical Collections Author Michelle Rimmer
ISBN-10 9781428377943
Year 2009-02-18
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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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.

Getting a Coding Job For Dummies

Getting a Coding Job For Dummies Author Nikhil Abraham
ISBN-10 9781119121022
Year 2015-07-20
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Your friendly guide to getting a job in coding Getting a Coding Job For Dummies explains how a coder works in (or out of) an organization, the key skills any job requires, the basics of the technologies a coding pro will encounter, and how to find formal or informal ways to build your skills. Plus, it paints a picture of the world a coder lives in, outlines how to build a resume to land a coding job, and so much more. Coding is one of the most in-demand skills in today's job market, yet there seems to be an ongoing deficit of candidates qualified to take these jobs. Getting a Coding Job For Dummies provides a road map for students, post-grads, career switchers, and anyone else interested in starting a career in coding. Inside this friendly guide, you'll find the steps needed to learn the hard and soft skills of coding—and the world of programming at large. Along the way, you'll set a clear career path based on your goals and discover the resources that can best help you build your coding skills to make you a suitable job candidate. Covers the breadth of job opportunities as a coder Includes tips on educational resources for coders and ways to build a positive reputation Shows you how to research potential employers and impress interviewers Offers access to online video, articles, and sample resume templates If you're interested in pursuing a job in coding, but don't know the best way to get there, Getting a Coding Job For Dummies is your compass!

Medical Ethics For Dummies

Medical Ethics For Dummies Author Jane Runzheimer
ISBN-10 9780470946480
Year 2010-11-11
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards of healthcare Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how to make the right moral and ethical choices, and so much more. Unlike daunting and expensive texts, Medical Ethics For Dummies offers an accessible and affordable course supplement for anyone studying medical or biomedical ethics. • Follows typical medical and biomedical ethics courses • Covers real ethical dilemmas doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers may face • Includes moral issues surrounding stem cell research, genetic engineering, euthanasia, and more Packed with helpful information, Medical Ethics For Dummies arms aspiring medical professionals with the philosophical and practical foundation for advancing in a field where critical ethical and moral decisions need to be rapidly and convincingly made.

ICD 10 CM Coding Guidelines Made Easy

ICD 10 CM Coding Guidelines Made Easy Author Terry Tropin
ISBN-10 1534757198
Year 2016-06-17
Pages 86
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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The Official Coding Guidelines for ICD-10-CM are dense, confusing and repetitive. In addition, guidelines related to a single body system may be located in multiple sections of the guidelines. It takes a lot of time to find the correct guideline and interpret it. This book combines all the guidelines for one body system or condition in one place. The guidelines are rewritten into plain English and presented in easy-to-use tables. The tables provide information on definitions, sequencing requirements and need for additional codes. This enables the coder to find the needed guideline quickly and easily. This book is designed for use by students and as quick reference for coders working in the field.