HCR 220 week 1 assignment

HCR 220 week 1 assignment - HCR 220 Steps in the Medical...

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HCR 220 Steps in the Medical Billing Process Jontovia Watson Fonzette Mixon STEPS IN THE MEDICAL BILLING PROCESS Medical insurance specialist addresses all the tasks that are completed by administrative staff members during the medical billing process. To ensure that their
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duties are complete medical insurance specialists follow a medical billing process which involves ten steps. The first step in the medical billing process is to preregister patients. With preregistering patients schedule and update appointments and collect preregistration demographic and insurance information. When patients call for an appointment they provide basic information and information about their insurance. Patients are then asked for the reason they are visiting. The second step in the medical billing process is establishing financial responsibility for the visit. If the patient has insurance then the medical insurance specialist must find out if the services are covered under the plan, what services are not covered, the billing rules of the plan, and what is the patient responsible for paying. Finding out the answers to these questions will help to bill the payers for patients
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course HCR 220 taught by Professor Cvibanez during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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