Health Insurance Handbook

How to Make It Work

Author: Hong Wang,Kimberly Switlick,Christine Ortiz,Beatriz Zurita,Catherine Connor

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 082138953X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 136

View: 8043

Many countries that subscribe to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have committed to ensuring access to basic health services for their citizens. Health insurance has been considered and promoted as the major financing mechanism to improve access to health services, as well to provide financial risk protection.

Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Author: Marilyn Fordney

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032331628X

Category:

Page: 656

View: 9186

Stay up on the latest in insurance billing and coding with Marilyn Fordney s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 14th Edition.Trusted for more than 30 years, this market-leading handbook equips you to succeed as medical insurance specialist in any of today s outpatient settings. Coverage emphasizes the role of the medical insurance specialist in areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. As with previous editions, all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians offices are incorporated into the text, as well as icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises that assist you in accurately filling out claim forms. This new edition also features expanded coverage of ICD-10, electronic medical records, electronic claims submission, and the HIPAA 5010 keeping you one step ahead of the latest practices and protocols of the profession.Key terms are defined and emphasized throughout the text to reinforce understanding of new concepts and terminology.Separate chapter on HIPAA Compliance in Insurance Billing, as well as Compliance Alerts throughout the text highlights important HIPAA compliance issues to ensure readers are compliant with the latest regulations. Emphasis on the business of running a medical office and the importance of the medical insurance specialist details the importance of the medical insurance specialist in the business of the medical office.Increased focus on electronic filing/claims submission prepares readers for the industry-wide transition to electronic claims submission.Separate chapter on documentation in the medical office covers the principles of medical documentation and the rationales for it."Service to Patient" features in most chapters offer examples of good customer service.User resources on the Evolve companion website feature performance checklists, self-assessment quizzes, the Student Software Challenge (with cases on different payer types and an interactive CMS-1500 (02-12) form to fill in). NEW! Expanded coverage of ICD-10 prepares users to code ICD-10 with the planned effective date of October 2015.NEW! Added information on the electronic medical record and electronic claims submission including information on the HIPAA 5010 equips users for the transition between paper and electronic methods of medical records and links the CMS-1500 (02-12) form to the electronic submissions process.NEW! SimChart for the Medical Office (SCMO) application activities on the companion Evolve website adds additional functionality to the insurance module on the SCMO roadmap."

Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Author: Marilyn Fordney

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316328

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 4277

Stay up on the latest in insurance billing and coding with Marilyn Fordney’s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 14th Edition. Trusted for more than 30 years, this market-leading handbook equips you to succeed as medical insurance specialist in any of today’s outpatient settings. Coverage emphasizes the role of the medical insurance specialist in areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. As with previous editions, all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians’ offices are incorporated into the text, as well as icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises that assist you in accurately filling out claim forms. This new edition also features expanded coverage of ICD-10, electronic medical records, electronic claims submission, and the HIPAA 5010 — keeping you one step ahead of the latest practices and protocols of the profession. Key terms are defined and emphasized throughout the text to reinforce understanding of new concepts and terminology. Separate chapter on HIPAA Compliance in Insurance Billing, as well as Compliance Alerts throughout the text highlights important HIPAA compliance issues to ensure readers are compliant with the latest regulations. Emphasis on the business of running a medical office and the importance of the medical insurance specialist details the importance of the medical insurance specialist in the business of the medical office. Increased focus on electronic filing/claims submission prepares readers for the industry-wide transition to electronic claims submission. Separate chapter on documentation in the medical office covers the principles of medical documentation and the rationales for it. Service to Patient features in most chapters offer examples of good customer service. User resources on the Evolve companion website feature performance checklists, self-assessment quizzes, the Student Software Challenge (with cases on different payer types and an interactive CMS-1500 (02-12) form to fill in). NEW! Expanded coverage of ICD-10 prepares users to code ICD-10 with the planned effective date of October 2015. NEW! Added information on the electronic medical record and electronic claims submission — including information on the HIPAA 5010 — equips users for the transition between paper and electronic methods of medical records and links the CMS-1500 (02-12) form to the electronic submissions process. NEW! SimChart for the Medical Office (SCMO) application activities on the companion Evolve website adds additional functionality to the insurance module on the SCMO roadmap.

The Complete Small Group Health Insurance Handbook

Author: William Y. Wilson

Publisher: Essentialbooks

ISBN: 9780963190543

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 199

View: 7964

Small group health insurance is America's most popular, confusing, & expensive employee benefit. Now there's a book that explains small group so anyone can understand it. The Small Group Handbook is the first & only comprehensive guide on this critical subject. It contains plain-English explanations, practical advice, definitions, & action checklists in a user-friendly Q&A format. Small Business owners will value this essential reference book as a "bookshelf benefits manager" vital to their companies. Essentialbooks Publishing Company, P.O. Box 109057, Chicago, IL 60610.

Handbook of Micro Health Insurance in Africa

Author: Gerald Leppert

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3643901712

Category: Medical

Page: 457

View: 3436

Micro health insurance is an emerging concept to reduce poverty and social exclusion and improve health care access. The Handbook of Micro Health Insurance in Africa gives an overview of the challenges and needs in the field of micro health insurance. Focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa, where universal social health protection still has a way to go, the Handbook provides an introduction to the relatively new and promising approach of micro insurance as a risk management tool for low-income households, between the market, self-help, and the state. This book is an output of the project Pro MHI Africa, which is funded by the European Union and directed by the University of Cologne in cooperation with the University of Botswana, the University of Ghana, and the University of Malawi. (Series: Social Protection in Health. Challenges, Needs and Solutions in International Health Care Financing - Vol. 1)

Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Author: Marilyn Fordney

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316948

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 3616

Gain real-world practice in insurance billing and coding with Fordney’s Workbook for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 14th Edition. This user-friendly workbook features realistic, hands-on exercises to help you apply concepts and develop critical thinking skills. Study tools include performance objectives, key terms, abbreviation lists, study outlines, critical thinking assignments, and more. Performance objectives are carried throughout the chapter to help users identify what needs to be accomplished for that chapter. Critical thinking assignments contains questions in the form of short, real-world vignettes to assist users in applying theory learned from the textbook. Self-study exercises include fill-in-the-blank, mix-and-match, multiple-choice, and true/false questions. Key terms and abbreviations lists at beginning of each chapter help to teach and reinforce new concepts and terminology. Study outlines covering the key points for each chapter in the textbook guide effective note taking during classroom lecture. NEW! Updated content reflects changes in the main text.

Fordney's Medical Insurance Dictionary for Billers and Coders

Author: Marilyn Fordney

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437722431

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 1852

Over 7,500 terms, definitions, and acronyms for medical insurance, billing and coding (MIBC) make this the perfect pocket dictionary for both students and practitioners in the MIBC professions! With its small size and concise definitions, this dictionary is ideal for use in class and in the medical office. Practical, consistent alphabetical organization with no subentries and screened thumb tabs make it easy to find the information you need. Etymologies for most entries help you understand the origins of the terminology and build your professional vocabulary. A list of commonly used abbreviations printed in the front and back covers make this your go-to reference for everyday practice.

The 2013 Domestic Attorney's Handbook to the South Carolina Employee Health Insurance Program

Author: Rhett D. Burney

Publisher: Booktango

ISBN: 1468926314

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 8744

If you have ever represented a teacher or anyone else employed by the State of South Carolina in a divorce, you must be familiar with the information in this guide. The 2013 Domestic Attorney's Handbook to the South Carolina Employee Health Insurance Program is a lawyer's guide to the health insurance benefits provided to those who are/were employed by the State of South Carolina. It is intended to bring to the attention of practicing domestic attorneys the potential issues and pitfalls that they may encounter when representing clients who may be eligible for state health insurance benefits. -Jackson Grey Publishing

Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

Author: Marilyn Fordney

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780323187701

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 2522

A complete guide to insurance billing and coding, Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 13th Edition covers all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians' offices. Its emphasis on the role of the medical insurance specialist includes areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. Learning to fill in the claim form accurately is made easier by the use of icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises. This edition provides the latest on hot topics such as ICD-10, healthcare reform, the new CMS-1500 form, and electronic claims. Trusted for more than 30 years, this proven reference from Marilyn Fordney prepares you to succeed as a medical insurance professional in any outpatient setting.

Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Author: Marilyn Fordney

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781437714616

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 6532

This money saving package includes the 11th edition of Medical Insurance Online for Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office (User Guide and Access Code) and Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office Textbook.

Student Workbook to Accompany Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office

Author: Marilyn Fordney,Linda L. French,Karen Hawkins

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780721605180

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 8159

Realistic, hands-on exercises prepare students to work effectively in the managed care environment with all types of insurance claims. Self-study review questions and complete, competency-based tests are presented. Easily removable sample practice forms are provided, as well as case study information and practice exercises. Available separately.

Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office - Text and Workbook Package

Author: Marilyn Fordney

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323316910

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5736

Stay up on the latest in insurance billing and coding with Marilyn Fordney s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 14th Edition.Trusted for more than 30 years, this market-leading handbook equips you to succeed as medical insurance specialist in any of today s outpatient settings. Coverage emphasizes the role of the medical insurance specialist in areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. As with previous editions, all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians offices are incorporated into the text, as well as icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises that assist you in accurately filling out claim forms. This new edition also features expanded coverage of ICD-10, electronic medical records, electronic claims submission, and the HIPAA 5010 - keeping you one step ahead of the latest practices and protocols of the profession.Key terms are defined and emphasized throughout the text to reinforce understanding of new concepts and terminology.Separate chapter on HIPAA Compliance in Insurance Billing, as well as Compliance Alerts throughout the text highlights important HIPAA compliance issues to ensure readers are compliant with the latest regulations. Emphasis on the business of running a medical office and the importance of the medical insurance specialist details the importance of the medical insurance specialist in the business of the medical office.Increased focus on electronic filing/claims submission prepares readers for the industry-wide transition to electronic claims submission.Separate chapter on documentation in the medical office covers the principles of medical documentation and the rationales for it."Service to Patient" features in most chapters offer examples of good customer service.User resources on the Evolve companion website feature performance checklists, self-assessment quizzes, the Student Software Challenge (with cases on different payer types and an interactive CMS-1500 (02-12) form to fill in). NEW Expanded coverage of ICD-10 prepares users to code ICD-10 with the planned effective date of October 2015.NEW Added information on the electronic medical record and electronic claims submission - including information on the HIPAA 5010 - equips users for the transition between paper and electronic methods of medical records and links the CMS-1500 (02-12) form to the electronic submissions process.NEW SimChart for the Medical Office (SCMO) application activities on the companion Evolve website adds additional functionality to the insurance module on the SCMO roadmap."