Understanding Hospital Billing and Coding: A Comprehensive Presentation of Billing and Coding in the Hospital Environment

By: Ferenc, Debra P.

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With expert guidance and over 400 illustrations and graphics, Understanding Hospital Billing and Coding covers aspects of hospital insurance billing and coding, from patient admission to accounts receivable management and HIPAA. This one-of-a-kind, comprehensive approach prepares students to meet the growing need for hospital billing and coding professionals by transitioning students' knowledge from the physician/outpatient environment to the hospital environment. Students will gain an understanding of various aspects of hospital billing and coding including: the hospital regulatory setting, structure and function of hospital departments, patient accounts and data flow, the billing process, coding, claim forms, reimbursement, accounts receivable management, HIPAA, and much more.

Title: Understanding Hospital Billing and Coding: A Comprehensive Presentation of Billing and Coding in the Hospital Environment

Author Name: Ferenc, Debra P.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Saunders: 2006

ISBN Number: 1416001719

ISBN Number 13: 9781416001713

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 025796

Description: Very good condition. No interior writing or highlighting. CD-ROM included. Understanding Hospital Billing and Coding: A Comprehensive Presentation of Billing and Coding in the Hospital Environment By Ferenc, Debra P. Book Description The comprehensive approach for learning hospital billing and coding Product Description With expert guidance and over 400 illustrations and graphics, Hospital Billing and Coding: A Comprehensive Presentation covers every facet of hospital insurance and billing, from check-in to discharge. This one-of-a-kind, comprehensive approach prepares students to meet the growing need for hospital billing and coding professionals by transitioning students' knowledge from the physician/outpatient environment to the hospital environment. Students will gain a solid understanding of the hospital regulatory setting, including the structure and function of hospital departments, patient accounts and data flow, the billing process, coding, claim forms, reimbursement, HIPAA, and much more. Includes over 400 illustrations and graphics to bring important concepts to life. Skills and concepts presented in early chapters are utilized throughout later chapters. Test-your-knowledge exercises reinforce lessons as students move forward in the text. Review exercises at the end of each chapter further reinforce essential information. Actual hospital cases offer students an opportunity to apply the concepts used throughout the chapters to real-life scenarios. A department-by-department overview of hospital structure provides detailed coverage of how hospitals really work. Software exercises drawn from relevant source documents such as application of registration; Charge Description Master (CDM); and Patient Invoice simulate a hospital billing and coding environment and provide an alternative method of learning relevant procedures. Product Details Paperback: 544 pages Publisher: Saunders (May 1, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 1416001719 ISBN-13: 9781416001713 Product Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches

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