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Understanding Hospital Coding and Billing: A Worktext, 2nd Edition

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  • Marsha S. Diamond, CPC, CPC-H Central Florida College, Orlando, Florida
  • ISBN-10: 111113815X  |  ISBN-13: 9781111138158
  • 576 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $97.50
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Overview

Understanding Hospital Coding and Billing: A Worktext, Second Edition, is your complete guide to the world of hospital billing from patient intake through the entire billing process, covering inpatient and outpatient coding and billing. This resource presents concepts in an outline format, with room in the margins to take notes, and practice exercises and case studies to test your knowledge. An appendix of inpatient and outpatient case scenarios is available for use with SimClaim UB-04 practice software for electronic claims completion.

Features and Benefits

  • Complete guide to UB-04 claims completion including samples and case scenarios for practice.
  • Features practice exercises throughout to allow for immediate testing of covered concepts.
  • Presented in outline format with room to write-in notes and answers.
  • SimClaim UB-04 practice software offers claims completion practice from real-world documents, and includes feedback, video block help, and answer justification.
  • Free 59-day trial of Ingenix's EncoderPro Expert with ICD-10 codes and GEMs.

Table of Contents

1. The Flow of the Hospital Organization.
2. Hospital Coding Overview.
3. Hospital Billing Overview.
4. UB-04 Overview.
SECTION II: INPATIENT CODING AND BILLING.
5. Inpatient Coding.
6. Inpatient Billing.
7. Outpatient Coding.
8. Outpatient Billing.
Appendix I: Inpatient Case Scenarios.
Appendix II: Outpatient Case Scenarios.

What's New

  • Coverage of professional organizations and certifications.
  • SimClaim UB-04 practice software offers claims completion practice from real-world documents, and includes feedback, video block help, and answer justification.
  • Free 59-day trial of Ingenix's EncoderPro Expert with ICD-10 codes and GEMs.
  • Instructor Resource materials now include instructor manual, test bank, and presentations in PowerPointâ„¢.

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    ISBN-10: 111131876X | ISBN-13: 9781111318765

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Marsha S. Diamond, CPC, CPC-H

Marsha Diamond is the Program Director/Instructor of Coding and Health Information at Central Florida College in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Diamond is a Certified Medical Coder (CPC), a Certified Medical Coder-Hospital (CPC-H), and a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).