Health Insurance Today: A Practical Approach by Janet I. BeikHealth Insurance Today: A Practical Approach by Janet I. Beik

Health Insurance Today: A Practical Approach

byJanet I. BeikEditorJanet I. Beik

Paperback | October 10, 2014

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With an emphasis on preparing and filing claims electronically,Health Insurance Today, 4thEdition features completely updated content on ICD-10 coding, ARRA, HI-TECH, Version 5010, electronic health records, the Health Insurance Reform Act, and more. The friendly writing style and clear learning objectives help you understand and retain important information, with review questions and activities that encourage critical thinking and practical application of key concepts.

Title:Health Insurance Today: A Practical ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 10, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323188176

ISBN - 13:9780323188173


Table of Contents

Unit 1: Building a Foundation 1. The Origins of Health Insurance 2. Tools of the Trade: A Career as a Health (Medical) Insurance Professional 3. The Legal and Ethical Side of Medical Insurance 4. Types and Sources of Health Insurance

Unit 2: Health Insurance Basics 5. Claim Submission Methods 6. Traditional Fee-for-Service/Private Plans 7. Unraveling the Mysteries of Managed Care 8. Understanding Medicaid 9. Conquering Medicare's Challenges 10. Military Carriers 11. Miscellaneous Carriers: Workers Compensation and Disability Insurance

Unit 3: Cracking the Codes 12. Diagnostic Coding 13. Procedural, Evaluation and Management, and HCPCS CodingUnit 4: The Claims Process 14. The Patient 15. Keys to Successful Claims Management

Unit 5: Advanced Application 16. The Role of Computers in Health Insurance 17. Reimbursement Procedures: Getting Paid 18. Hospital Billing and the UB-04Appendix A: Sample Blank CMS-1500 (02-12)Appendix B: CMS-1500 Claim Forms and Completion InstructionsAppendix C: UB-04 Claim Form and Completion InstructionsGlossary