Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies: Edition 2

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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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About the author

Karen Smiley, CPC, is a certified multi-specialty coding expert in physician and outpatient reimbursement. She is a professional coder at an ambulatory surgery center, and her extensive background includes commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid claims processing.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
May 27, 2015
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Pages
360
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ISBN
9781118982556
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Allied Health Services / Medical Coding & Billing
Medical / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Coding For Dummies, (9781119293323) was previously published as Coding For Dummies, (9781118951309). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.


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