Description : Using a clear, hands-on approach to learning front office skills, Medical Office Administration, 3rd Edition prepares you for a successful career as an administrative medical assistant. You will perform procedures with Medisoft® v18 software, allowing you to practice day-to-day tasks as if you were in an actual office setting. This edition adds NEW coverage of ICD-10 coding and updated content on electronic health records. Written by expert medical administrative educator Brenda Potter, this worktext helps you develop the knowledge and skills you need to think critically and respond confidently to the challenges you’ll encounter on the job. Medisoft software sold separately. Engaging worktext format makes it easier to apply what you’ve learned to the real world, breaking up the content into manageable segments, and providing case studies, critical thinking exercises, role-playing exercises, and collaborative learning activities. Real-world examples apply important concepts to the medical office setting. A conversational writing style makes it easier to read and understand the material. HIPAA Hints ensure that you comply with HIPAA mandates. UNIQUE! The Diverse Community of Patients chapter addresses the important issue of cultural diversity. Procedure boxes offer step-by-step instructions on how to perform specific administrative tasks. Procedure checklists spell out the individual steps required to complete a full range of administrative procedures, and are based on CAAHEP competencies. Learning objectives show the key points that you are expected to learn in each chapter. NEW! Medisoft® v18 software allows you to practice common administrative tasks with real-world office management software. Medisoft sold separately. NEW! Coverage of ICD-10 coding prepares you for the October 2014 transition to ICD-10. UPDATED EHR coverage applies administrative concepts and procedures to their use within the Electronic Health Record. NEW electronic procedure checklists on the Evolve companion website measure how well you have mastered procedures.
Description : Administrative Medical Assisting begins with Kinn! Elsevier’s Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant, 13th Edition provides you with the real-world administrative skills that are essential to working in the modern medical office. An applied learning approach to the MA curriculum is threaded throughout each chapter to help you further develop the tactile and critical thinking skills necessary in today’s healthcare setting. Paired with our adaptive solutions, EHR documentation, ICD-10 coverage and, detailed procedural videos, you will learn the professional and interpersonal skills of modern administrative medical assisting! Professionalism in applicable procedures teaches you how to properly interact with patients and coworkers. Professional behavior boxes provide guidelines on how to interact with patients, families, and coworkers. Step-by-step procedures explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job. Critical thinking applications test your understanding of the content. Threaded case scenarios help you to apply concepts to realistic administrative situations. Portfolio builder helps you demonstrate proficiency to potential employers. NEW! Chapter on The Health Record reviews how you’ll be working with a patient’s medical record. NEW! Chapter on Technology in the Medical Office introduces you to the role technology plays in the medical office. NEW! Administrative procedure videos helps you visualize and review key procedures. NEW! Chapter on Competency-Based Education helps you to understand how your mastery of the material will affect your ability to get a job. Basics of Diagnostic Coding prepares you to use ICD-10 coding system.
Description : ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING, 7E, is the most comprehensive learning package available for front-office medical assisting, featuring step-by-step procedures for job skills and the development of critical thinking through real-life scenarios. This proven package includes in-depth coverage of essential administrative competencies including professional and career responsibilities, interpersonal communications, records management, written communications, financial administration, and managing the office. Updated to reflect the latest accreditation and certification standards, this robust resource also features new or updated content in every chapter, including the latest requirements for skill competency, technology, insurance regulations and health care reform, and legal compliance essential for medical assistants to succeed as 21st-century allied health professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Evolve eBook The Evolve eBook gives you electronic access to all the textbook content. Using Evolve eBooks, you will be able to search your entire Elsevier eBooks library, highlight key passages, take notes, that you can share with your friends, and create folders to organize study materials. An online version gives you convenient access at no extra charge. Save valuable time with this easy-to-use, completely customizable study tool! Book Description With proven techniques and professional insight, this one-of-a-kind resource is your complete guide to ensuring both effective patient care and sound business practices in the medical facility. From the front office to financial management, each detailed chapter addresses the interpersonal and administrative concerns you'll face in the management of a medical office, accompanied by realistic forms, letters, and procedural policies that help you prepare for on-the-job success. This new edition keeps you up to date on emerging developments in billing and coding, documentation, ethical and legal issues, and technological advances to help you keep your medical office at the forefront of the competitive health care field.
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 : Written in a clear, engaging style, Plunkett’s Procedures for the Medical Administrative Assistant, 5th Edition provides instruction for all the essential office procedures required by today's medical office administrative assistants in Canada — whether they work in a medical office, a complementary care office, or in a hospital setting. It contains the most current information available in the field, and specifically reflects health care in Canada. Chapters address the diverse skills and knowledge required by a medical office administrative assistant, such as good communication, privacy, customer service, stress management, medical transcription, filing, appointment booking, physical and virtual meetings, billing (ICD-10-CA), and more. This new edition covers Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and features an eye-catching new four colour design and a new Evolve companion site with invaluable instructor and student resources. Written in an accessible, clear, engaging, and easy to understand style. Key terms, learning objectives, end-of-chapter assignments, and discussion questions throughout. Examples and exercises delve deeper into topic areas. Extensive offering of working papers and templates allow for extra practice on tasks and scenarios encountered in the medical office environment. Quintessentially Canadian content and viewpoint. Continuation of the beloved Dr. Plunkett theme. NEW! Four Colour design with new art programme better illustrates current concepts and improves readability and visual appeal. UPDATED! Expanded coverage of healthcare plans across Canada. NEW! Coverage of Electronic Medical Records (EMR). NEW! Evolve site including chapter review questions, review questions, videos, forms and templates, audio glossary, and more! UPDATED! Reflects contemporary standards, technological tools, and terminology used in day-to-day modern health care practice. NEW! New and revised learning tools – including: learning objectives, key terms, assignment boxes, tips, critical thinking boxes, and Did You Know boxes. UPDATED! Reflects current privacy legislation (PIPEDA) and changes to provincial and territorial Freedom of Information acts. NEW! Chapter order and comprehensive Table of Contents.
Description : Get more practice with the essential medical assisting job skills! Designed to support Kinn's The Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 13th Edition, Kinn's The Medical Assistant - Study Guide and Procedure Checklist Manual Package: An Applied Learning Approach, 13th Edition offers a wide range of exercises to reinforce your understanding of common administrative and clinical skills -- including CAAHEP and ABHES competencies. A variety of exercises test your knowledge and critical thinking skills with vocabulary review, multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false questions. Additional exercises enhance learning with skills and concepts, word puzzles, case studies, workplace applications, and Internet activities. Procedure checklists help you track your performance of every procedure included in the textbook. Work products allow you to provide documentation to instructors and to accrediting organizations when a competency has been mastered. Cross-references tie together exercises in the study guide to the Connections theme in the main text. NEW! 15 procedure checklists based on CAAHEP competencies provide an assessment tool for MA procedures. NEW! Glucometer test results and Mantoux test records allow you to assess how well you're able to perform these procedures. NEW! Coverage of ICD-10 prepares you to use this new code set. NEW! SimChart for the Medical Office Connection ties EHR cases to appropriate chapters.
Description : Prepare for a successful career in medical assisting! Kinn’s The Medical Assistant, 12th Edition helps you learn the real-world administrative and clinical skills essential to working in the health care setting. Administrative coverage ranges from professionalism and interpersonal skills to billing and coding and electronic health records; clinical content teaches how to assist with medications, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. And no other comprehensive medical assisting text can match its coverage of assisting with medical specialties! Written by medical assisting experts Alexandra Adams and Deborah Proctor, this classic resource also includes an Evolve companion website with practical exercises and activities, videos, and review questions for the CMA and RMA certification exams. More chapters on assisting with medical specialties than any other Medical Assisting text prepare you to assist in specialty exams and make you better qualified to work in specialty fields like cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, gynecology, and neurology. Step-by-step, illustrated procedures make it easier to learn and understand medical assisting skills, and include rationales for each step. Threaded case scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and apply concepts to realistic administrative and clinical situations. Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job. A Portfolio Builder on the Evolve website helps you demonstrate proficiency to potential employers. Detailed learning objectives and vocabulary with definitions in each chapter help you study more effectively, with connections icons linking concepts in the text to exercises in the study guide and on the Evolve companion website. Study Guide includes a variety of exercises to test your knowledge and critical thinking skills, case scenarios from the book, and a Procedure Checklists Manual. Sold separately. NEW! Charting examples within the procedures are highlighted for easier learning. UPDATED coverage of the Electronic Health Record ensures that you are familiar with the technology you'll use on the job. UPDATED content on alternative therapies and treatment includes the latest herbal remedies such as red rice yeast for lowering cholesterol, St. John’s Wort for depression, and probiotic bacteria for GI maladies.
Description : This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.