A Guide to Health Insurance Billing 4th Edition

Marie A. Moisio, MA, RHIA

  • © 2014
  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011, 2006, 2001
  • 640 Pages


Prepare your students for career success with this trusted introduction to the world of health insurance billing and the dynamic, growing field of health information management. A GUIDE TO HEALTH INSURANCE BILLING, Fourth Edition, provides a thorough, practical overview of key principles and current practices, from patient registration to claims submission. Now updated to reflect the latest trends, technology, terminology, legal and regulatory guidelines, and coding systems—including ICD-10—the new edition also features a dynamic full-color layout designed to engage today's students. The text includes abundant exercises, examples, case studies, and activities focused on real-world applications, including step-by-step procedures for generating, processing, and submitting health insurance claims to commercial, private, and government insurance programs. An access code for SimClaim interactive online billing software is also provided; this program puts students' skills to the test with case studies that require form completion.

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  • The Fourth Edition includes new and updated information related to important industry trends, technology, terminology, and legal and regulatory guidelines, giving students a current introduction to this dynamic, continually evolving field.
  • The text includes extensive, up-to-date coverage of the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, as well as a review of ICD-9, providing students with a solid background in both current and historic coding conventions.
  • Answers keys for coding exercises cover both ICD-9 and ICD-10, allowing for easy customization based on your particular course, organization, or students' interests.
  • New and expanded coverage in the current edition includes a stronger emphasis on electronic claims processing, updated information related to the Affordable Health Care Act, and current Medicare care guidelines.

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