Description : This all-in-one textbook/workbook features practical information on medical office administrative procedures, skills, and equipment. It clearly details the important role played by medical office employees, showing the importance of being a multi-skilled front office professional. Problem-solving and team-building exercises are integrated into each chapter, enabling students to check their progress on application of topics as they progress through the material. The FREE CD-ROM included with the text simulates real-world scenarios in a contemporary office setting. Applicable CD-ROM exercises also appear in the chapter-ending review sections. The unique worktext format provides all text and exercises students need to master key administrative medical front office theory and skills. An outline of the AAMA (CMA) and AMT (RMA) defined entry-level competencies are specifically covered in each chapter, so students know where to focus their attention as they read and study. Practical activities and exercises in a variety of formats appear at the end of each chapter, helping students understand and apply material as well as develop critical thinking skills. Procedure boxes in applicable chapters offer step-by-step instructions on how to perform specific administrative tasks. A complete list of procedures is featured in the front of the text. Checkpoints throughout the text offer short, critical thinking review questions of previously learned material. Answers to the questions appear in the back of the book in an appendix. Competency checklists in an appendix spell out the individual steps required to complete a full range of administrative procedures so the instructor or student can evaluate performance. Boxes entitled You are the Medical Administrative Assistant feature critical thinking questions associated with a case scenario.
Description : Using a clear, hands-on approach to learning front office skills, Medical Office Administration, 4th edition prepares you for a successful career as an administrative medical office assistant. Performing procedures with SimChart® for the Medical Office (SCMO), you’ll practice day-to-day tasks as if you were in an actual office setting. This new edition adds updated content to support use of the electronic health record, new Affordable Care Act information, Insurance/Billing/Coding content, and SCMO activities woven throughout the text. Covering administrative tasks from appointment scheduling to medical billing, this work text helps you develop the knowledge and skills you need to think critically and respond confidently to the challenges you’ll encounter on the job. A conversational writing style makes it easier for you to read and understand the material. Stopping points provide you with thought-provoking questions or activities to break up the narrative in manageable segments. HIPAA Hints ensure that you comply with HIPAA mandates. Real-world examples apply important concepts to the medical office setting. Interactive electronic procedure checklists spell out the individual steps required to complete a full range of administrative procedures, and are based on CAAHEP competencies. NEW! SimChart® for the Medical Office (SCMO) throughout text allows you to practice common administrative tasks with real-world office management software. NEW! Coverage of the Affordable Care Act and ICD-10 prepares you for what you’ll encounter on the job. NEW! Medical Assisting mapping tables tie into CAAHEP and ABHES competencies. NEW! High-quality illustrations and updated screenshots helps reinforce content.
Description : From A to Ziesemer, Medical Office Management and Technology is the text to help student's navigate through their medical office management courses, whether as part of a health information technology, medical administration, or any other allied health program. This text starts at the beginning, with an introduction to new students not familiar with this topic, and works thorugh even the most advanced topics in medical office management. With a special focus on leadership, and a logical progression through the topics, this has the makings of a faculty member's most trusted resource for this course.
Description : Gain real-world practice in insurance billing and coding! Corresponding to the chapters in Fordney’s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 13th Edition, this workbook provides realistic, hands-on exercises that help you apply concepts and develop critical thinking skills. Study tools include chapter overviews, key terms, chapter review exercises, and case study assignments. Key terms and abbreviations lists at the beginning of each chapter provide a quick reference to the health insurance terminology you need to know. Critical thinking assignments help you connect theory to practice with real-world scenarios. Self-study exercises – including matching, true/false, multiple-choice, mix and match, and fill-in-the-blank questions – help you practice important concepts. Performance objectives make learning easy by highlighting what you need to accomplish in each chapter. Study outlines focus your review by listing key points for each chapter UPDATED content reflects changes in the text, ensuring you have the latest guidelines and regulations for medical insurance billing and coding available. UPDATED coverage of key health insurance topics includes HIPAA compliance, the HITECH Act, health reform of 2010, electronic health records, NUCC standards, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Incentive Program, meaningful use, and CPT 2013. NEW CMS-1500 (02-12) claim form includes block-by-block explanations and examples. UPDATED ICD-10 coding information prepares you for the ICD-10 transition. UPDATED self-assessment quizzes on Evolve test your knowledge of the material in each chapter. UPDATED guidelines for the filing and submission of electronic claims include sample screenshots, preparing you for the future of the medical office.
Description : Stay up on the latest in insurance billing and coding with Marilyn Fordney’s Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, 14th Edition. Trusted for more than 30 years, this market-leading handbook equips you to succeed as medical insurance specialist in any of today’s outpatient settings. 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 assist you in accurately filling out claim forms. This new edition also features expanded coverage of ICD-10, electronic medical records, electronic claims submission, and the HIPAA 5010 — keeping you one step ahead of the latest practices and protocols of the profession. Key terms are defined and emphasized throughout the text to reinforce understanding of new concepts and terminology. Separate chapter on HIPAA Compliance in Insurance Billing, as well as Compliance Alerts throughout the text highlights important HIPAA compliance issues to ensure readers are compliant with the latest regulations. Emphasis on the business of running a medical office and the importance of the medical insurance specialist details the importance of the medical insurance specialist in the business of the medical office. Increased focus on electronic filing/claims submission prepares readers for the industry-wide transition to electronic claims submission. Separate chapter on documentation in the medical office covers the principles of medical documentation and the rationales for it. Service to Patient features in most chapters offer examples of good customer service. User resources on the Evolve companion website feature performance checklists, self-assessment quizzes, the Student Software Challenge (with cases on different payer types and an interactive CMS-1500 (02-12) form to fill in). NEW! Expanded coverage of ICD-10 prepares users to code ICD-10 with the planned effective date of October 2015. NEW! Added information on the electronic medical record and electronic claims submission — including information on the HIPAA 5010 — equips users for the transition between paper and electronic methods of medical records and links the CMS-1500 (02-12) form to the electronic submissions process. NEW! SimChart for the Medical Office (SCMO) application activities on the companion Evolve website adds additional functionality to the insurance module on the SCMO roadmap.
Description : MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E provides your students with the experience, tips, and essential skills necessary to succeed on both the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) National Coding Exams. This resource presents information on the national organizations, the types of exams offered, associated credentialing, and extensive exam preparation and practice focused on essential medical coding subject areas and test domains. MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST'S EXAM REVIEW-PHYSICIAN, 2E also provides your students with information on employment opportunities in medical insurance coding and the professional responsibilities that accompany this profession. In addition to numerous chapter activities, this text contains three written mock exams and three timed electronic exams on the accompanying CD-ROM. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : This text is designed to meet the needs of students in medical assisting who are studying the administrative portion of the curriculum, as well as students in transcription, coding, and related programs. This competency-based textbook provides a wealth of guidance for administrative skills. The text covers the "front office" topics: scheduling, billing, coding, bookkeeping, office management, and insurance issues. Helpful pedagogy, including Key Terms, a Glossary, and Critical Thinking Challenges familiarize students with the material and help with problem-solving. The ancillary package includes an Instructor’s Resource Kit with an Instructor’s Manual and Resource CD-ROM, as well as a student study guide. Visit http://connection.LWW.com/go/molleadmin for more information.
Description : Designed for students in medical office administration and allied health programs, MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010 FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS teaches introductory Microsoft Office 2010 skills in an approachable and reader-friendly style. The real world examples, projects, and case-studies related to the medical industry provide students with the Office 2010 skills necessary to succeed in office administration, medical assisting, or any health care career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.