Understanding Health Insurance (Book Only)

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"The objectives of this text are to: 1. Introduce information about major insurance programs and federal health care legislation. 2. Provide a basic knowledge of national diagnosis and procedure coding systems. 3. Simplify the process of completing claims."--Page xi.

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Michelle A. Green, MPS, RHIA, FAHIMA, CPC, is an Adjunct Professor in the Health Information Technology Department at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, New York. She also teaches in the Health Information Management Department at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts. Ms. Green held the position of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department at the State University of New York, College of Technology, Alfred, from 1984 through 2016. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the Health Information Management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College's Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and the FORE Triumph Educator Award from the AHIMA. Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA), and a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). She earned a BS from Daemen College and an MPS degree from Alfred University. Ms. Green has authored three successful books related to coding and health information management.

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"I am a fan of this book and I do think the key terms are helpful in the learning process. From the time I added this book to our curriculum until now this book has grown and has only gotten better over time. It's a great book and has well written content. We are enjoying MindTap, and I do feel it is benefiting the students with hands-on examples...very pleased that the MindTtap walks students through the filling out of the insurance claims. I think the SimClaims are very helpful and provide hands-on experience for the students."

The EncoderPRO Software is a major plus. The book provides a strong and detailed look at the main insurance companies in the USA - Medicare, Medicaid, and BC/BS. The product has MindTap which allows students many more options. I like the fact that there is an electronic grade book. There are also SimClaim assignments that students can accomplish through the web. The fact that it is all web-based is a MAJOR PLUS! I like MindTap. I think it is a great resource both for students and teachers. Great resources for students. Easily accessible. Gradebook is a major plus for professors."

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