Dictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care

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David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP
Springer Publishing Company, Mar 22, 2006 - Medical - 372 pages
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To keep up with the ever-changing field of health care, we must learn new and re-learn old terminology in order to correctly apply it to practice. By bringing together the most up-to-date abbreviations, acronyms, definitions, and terms in the health care industry, the Dictionary offers a wealth of essential information that will help you understand the ever-changing policies and practices in health insurance and managed care today.

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About the author (2006)

Dr. David Edward Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP, is a health care economist, lexicographer, and board certified surgical fellow at Temple University. In the past, he has edited four practice-management textbooks, three medical texts in two languages, and six financial planning books, and two CD-ROMs for physicians, hospitals, financial advisors, accountants, attorneys, and health care business consultants. Internationally recognized for his work, he provides litigation support and expert witness testimony in State and Federal Court, with clinical publications archived in the Library of Congress and the Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Marcinko also has numerous editorial and reviewing roles to his credit. His most recent offerings from Springer Publishing Company are Dictionary of Health Economics and Finance (2006) and the forthcoming Dictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (early 2007), both co-edited with Hope Hedico. He has also edited the classic The Business of Medical Practice: Advanced Profit Maximization Techniques for Savvy Doctors, now in its second edition (Springer Publishing Company, 2004). A favorite on the lectuer circuit and often quoted in the media, he speaks frequently to medical and financial societies throughout the country.

Hope Rachel Hetico; RN, MHA, CMP™, Managing Editor

Hope Rachel Hetico has authored and edited a dozen major textbooks and is a nationally known expert in managed care, reimbursement, case management, health insurance, quality and utilization review, and Joint Commission regulations. Previously, she was national corporate Director for Medical Quality Improvement at Apria Healthcare, a public company in Costa Mesa, California. Currently, she is a sought after thought-leader, blogger, speaker and devotee of online andragogy. Ms. Hetico is responsible for leading the firm to the top of the exploding adult educational marketplace, expanding the online Certified Medical Planner™ charter designation program, and nurturing the company's rapidly growing list of private and institutional clients.

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