Health Insurance Today: A Practical Approach

Other | April 4, 2014

byJanet I. Beik, Janet I. Beik

not yet rated|write a review

With an emphasis on preparing and filing claims electronically,Health Insurance Today, 4thEditionfeatures 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.

  • Clear, attainable learning objectiveshelp you focus on the most important information.
      • What Did You Learn?review questionsallow you to ensure you understand the material already presented before moving on to the next section.
      • Direct, conversational writing stylemakes reading fun and concepts easier to understand.
      • Imagine This!scenarioshelp you understand how information in the book applies to real-life situations.
      • Stop and Thinkexerciseschallenge you to use your critical thinking skills to solve a problem or answer a question.
      • HIPAA Tipsemphasize the importance of privacy and following government rules and regulations.
      • Chapter summariesrelate to learning objectives, provide a thorough review of key content, and allow you to quickly find information for further review.
        • Key coverage of new topicsincludes medical identity theft and prevention, National Quality Forum (NQF) patient safety measures, ACSX12 Version 5010 HIPAA transaction standards, EMS rule on mandatory electronic claims submission, and standards and implementation specifications for electronic health record technology.
        • Increased emphasis on producing and submitting claims electronicallygives you an edge in today's competitive job market.
        • UPDATED! Additional ICD-10 coding contentprepares you for the upcoming switch to the new coding system.
        • NEW! Content on ARRA, HI-TECH, and the Health Insurance Reform Actensures you are familiar with the latest health care legislation and how it impacts what you do on the job.

        Pricing and Purchase Info

        $129.86

        In stock online
        Ships free on orders over $25

        From the Publisher

        With an emphasis on preparing and filing claims electronically,Health Insurance Today, 4thEditionfeatures 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...

        Format:OtherDimensions:512 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 4, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

        The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

        ISBN - 10:0323291767

        ISBN - 13:9780323291767

        Customer Reviews of Health Insurance Today: A Practical Approach

        Reviews

        Extra Content

        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 Health Insurance
        4. Types and Sources of Health Insurance
        5. Unit 2: Health Insurance Basics

        6. Claim Submission Methods
        7. Traditional Fee-for-Service/Private Plans
        8. Unraveling the Mysteries of Managed Care
        9. Understanding Medicaid
        10. Conquering Medicare's Challenges
        11. Military Carriers
        12. Miscellaneous Carriers: Workers' Compensation and Disability Insurance
        13. Unit 3: Cracking the Codes

        14. Diagnostic Coding
        15. Procedural, E&M, and HCPCS Coding
        16. Unit 4: The Claims Process

        17. The Patient
        18. The Claim
        19. Unit 5: Advanced Application

        20. The Role of Computers in Health Insurance
        21. Reimbursement Procedures: Getting Paid
        22. Hospital Billing and the UB-04

        Appendixes

        Appendix A: Sample Blank CMS-1500 (08/05)

        Appendix B: CMS-1500 Claim Form and Completion Instructions

        Appendix C: UB-40 Claim Form and Completion Instructions

        Glossary