There is more chance for advancement working in a hospital facility than in a private physician's office
Because of the diversity in reimbursement methods, it is very important that the insurance billing specialist have basic knowledge of insurance programs.
Emergency department charges are billed along with the impatient stay on the CMS-1500 claim form.
A patient has a right to request an itemized bill from a hospital stay with no cost to the patient.
When a patient who has a managed care contract is admitted to a hospital for an emergency the managed care program needs to be notified within.
The 72 hour rule
The rule stating that when a patient receives outpatient services within 72 hours of admission then all outpatient services and become part of the diagnostic-related group rate for admission is called
The significant reason for which a patient is admitted to the hospital is coded using the.
The person who interviews the patient and obtains personal and insurance information and the admitting diagnosis is a/an
The claim form transmitted to the insurance carrier for reimbursement for inpatient hospital services is called the
Hospital consultations; Hospital visits; Emergency department visits
Professional services billed by the physician include.
Source of admission
On the UB-04 claim form code 6 (transfer from another health care facility) in the Field 15 is used to indicate.
The hospital department that conducts an admission and concurrent review on all cases and prepares a discharge plan to determine whether admissions are justified is called the.
What is the document that needs to be completed and signed by the physician after a patient leaves the hospital before the hospital can receive reimbursement.
An insurance billing specialist may be employed by a physician hospital or other medical facility or may choose to be self-employed
A blind mailing means sending information to potential employers who have not advertised a job opening.
In completing an application for employment abbreviations are not used unless space is extremely limited
An alien employee must have on file with his or her employer an Employment Eligibility Verification form.
An insurance billing specialist should join a professional organization of billers because this helps in keeping up to date with coding information.
Thank the employer for granting the interview; keep the applicant's name at the attention of the potential employer;
After an interview a follow up letter should be written to
1 year or more
When an individual wishes to start his or her own medical billing service he or she should have sufficient funds to run the business for a period of .
An employer may evaluate the application itself to determine whether the applicant can follow
A resume that provides recent experiences first with dates and descriptive data for each job is.
A resume that summarizes the applicant's job skills as well as educational and employment history is the.
It has been found that when applicants have similar skills and education the decision to hire has been based on___ at the interview.
Letters of recommendation school diplomas or degrees certificates names and addresses of references and some neatly typed insurance claim forms are items and applicant may enclose in a/an.