Medical Billing and Coding for Dummies
ISBN: 1118982541
EAN13: 9781118982549
Language: English
Publication Date: Apr 27, 2015
Pages: 360
Dimensions: 0.9" H x 9.1" L x 7.3" W
Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

Learn to:

  • Land a job and start a career in billing and coding
  • Find a training program that prepares you for certification
  • Properly interact with insurance companies
  • Handle ethical and legal concerns

Learn how to launch a career in medical billing and coding

The market for medical billers and coders is booming. Get in on the action with the help of this fully updated guide! It tells you what's involved, how billing and coding differ, what education and certification you need, how to land a job, and what to expect after you do. With new information on ICD-10 and updates on AHIMA and APC exams, it's the roadmap to a career packed with potential.

  • Explore your options -- learn what billers and coders do, look at training programs, and compare working in a medical office to working for an insurer or practice management company
  • See what you need to know -- find out about HIPA compliance, medical terminology, evaluation and management codes, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act
  • Study time -- compare certifications and education requirements and determine how to get the training you need
  • Learn what to expect -- get the nitty-gritty on claims processing, how to check for and avoid errors, factors that affect reimbursement, and dispute Read More chevron_right

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