Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

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Book Description

Your complete guide to a career in medical billing and coding, updated with the latest changes in the ICD-10 and PPS

This fully updated second edition of Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies provides readers with a complete overview of what to expect and how to succeed in a career in medical billing and coding. With healthcare providers moving more rapidly to electronic record systems, data accuracy and efficient data processing is more important than ever. Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies gives you everything you need to know to get started in medical billing and coding.

This updated resource includes details on the most current industry changes in ICD-10 (10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems) and PPS (Prospective Payment Systems), expanded coverage on the differences between EHRs and MHRs, the latest certification requirements and standard industry practices, and updated tips and advice for dealing with government agencies and insurance companies.

  • Prepare for a successful career in medical billing and coding
  • Get the latest updates on changes in the ICD-10 and PPS
  • Understand how the industry is changing and learn how to stay ahead of the curve
  • Learn about flexible employment options in this rapidly growing industry

Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides aspiring professionals with detailed information and advice on what to expect in a billing and coding career, ways to find a training program, certification options, and ways to stay competitive in the field.

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Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies
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Pros
This is a practical and easy-to-understand guide for anyone who is interested in learning about billing and coding claims.
Cons
This is a very basic guide and is not recommended for someone who requires in-depth information and vocabulary.
Summary
If you are interested in beginning a career in medical billing and coding you will gain much needed background information from this beginner’s text. Most healthcare facilities are automating their operations and electronic record management systems are one of the standard feature of this modernization process. This updated edition includes additional details on efficient data processing, data accuracy as well as industry changes related to ICD-10 as well as Prospective Payment Systems (PPS). The book also clearly distinguished the differences between MHRs and EHRs including the latest certification requirements and conventional industry practices. Readers will further benefit from updated advice and tips relating to interactions with insurance companies and government agencies.

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Book Details

Title: Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies

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Length: 360 Pages

Edition: 2

Language: English

Publication Date: 2015-04-27

ISBN-10: 1118982541

ISBN-13: 9781118982549

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