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.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Marilyn Burgos teaches medical billing and coding at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Donya Johnson is a Fairleigh Dickinson University faculty member, where she teaches classes in medical billing and coding.
Jim Keogh is on the faculty of Columbia University and is the coauthor of Microbiology Demystified and Pharmacology Demystified.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding
Chapter 2: Ethical and Legal Aspects of Medical Billing
Chapter 3: Medical Terminology and Procedures
Chapter 4: Medical Office Procedures
Chapter 5: Introduction to Diagnostic Procedures
Chapter 6: Introduction to Procedural Coding
Chapter 7: Introduction to Insurance Plans
Chapter 8: The Insurance Claim Cycle
Chapter 9: Billing and Coding Errors -- How to Avoid Them
Chapter 10: Strategies for Handling Claim Disputes
Chapter 11: Medical Billing Software Programs and Systems
Chapter 12: Finding Employment in the Healthcare Industry
ANSWERS TO QUIZ AND EXAM QUESTIONS