Get a solid foundation in insurance billing and coding! Trusted for more than 30 years, Fordney's Medical Insurance equips you with the medical insurance skills you need to succeed in any of today's outpatient settings. The 15th edition has been expanded to include inpatient insurance and billing and ambulatory surgical center billing. Updated coverage emphasizes the role of the medical insurance specialist in areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. As with previous editions, all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians' offices are incorporated into the text, as well as icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises that accurately guide you through the process of filling out claim forms. In addition, SimChart (R) for the Medical Office (SCMO) activities on the companion Evolve website give you the opportunity to practice using electronic medical records.
Interactive exercises and activities provide frequent opportunities to recall and recognize medical insurance concepts.
Gradable quizzes and exams provide you with proof of mastery and highlight areas which may require further study.
Claims processing activities help you understand how crucial completing a clean claim form is for both the patient and the medical office.
Reading references connect this online course with the Fordney's Medical Insurance and Billing textbook, providing practice with applying the book's concepts.
NEW! Thorough module updates reflect the latest information in claim submission methods, challenges with Medicare, and diagnostic coding.
NEW! Ambulatory Surgical Center billing module is included.
NEW! Gradable case studies connect the text's concepts to real-world scenarios.
NEW! Expanded coverage of ICD-10 coding, and EHR and electronic claim forms is included.
NEW! Expanded coverage of inpatient insurance billing is included.
NEW! Designed to meet all Level A and AA checkpoints of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.