Understanding Hospital Coding and Billing: A Worktext

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Cengage Learning, Aug 5, 2014 - Business & Economics - 576 pages
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.
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Contents

Hospital Billing and Coding Overview
1
Inpatient CodingBilling
161
Outpatient CodingBilling
273
SimClaim Case Studies
393
SimClaim Case Studies
471
Glossary
511
Index
515
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Marsha S. Diamond, CPC, COC, CCS, CPMA, AAPC Fellow, Involved in the medical coding, compliance, billing, healthcare reimbursement, education and management fields for over 30 years. Educator, Author and technical editor of coding textbooks as well as coding and compliance-related articles for publications and newsletters. Past National AAPC Conference Speaker, Past AAPC National Advisory Board member and past Greater Orlando (FL) Chapter President.

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