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Start your own medical claims billing service : your step-by-step guide to success, Entrepreneur Press and Charlene Davis

Label
Start your own medical claims billing service : your step-by-step guide to success
Title
Start your own medical claims billing service
Title remainder
your step-by-step guide to success
Statement of responsibility
Entrepreneur Press and Charlene Davis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: Low startup requirements make this a great homebased business! As insurance regulations and paperwork requirements get more complicated, doctors and other health care providers are turning to third-party billing services to take care of their billing needs. It's a multi-billion dollar industry that's growing like never before, creating a growing niche for entrepreneurs who are experts at tunneling their way through the paper avalanche. With expert advice from medical claims billing professionals and the latest industry information you'll learn everything you need to know to get into this perfect starter business including: *Researching the market; *Calculating startup and operating costs; *Finding clients; *Getting referrals; *Demystifying medical jargon; *Dealing with insurance carriers; *Telecommuting options and online work; *Professional networking. Startup requirements and costs are minimal, opening the door for anyone to get started in this lucrative field
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.10681
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R 728.5
LC item number
A297 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Label
Start your own medical claims billing service : your step-by-step guide to success, Entrepreneur Press and Charlene Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-176) and index
Contents
Preface -- Prescription For Success: -- Doctor's key -- Not a small world -- Preventive maintenance -- Problem -- Electronic filing beats paper -- Software magic -- Skimming along with superbills -- Counting your coconuts -- Crank-up costs -- Rock of Gibraltar -- Right stuff -- Move over, Miss Moneypenny -- People skills -- Great debate -- Starting over -- My friends, the doctors -- Summing up -- Prognosis -- Health Insurance 101: -- Who's who in insurance -- Commercial carriers -- Those dang deductibles -- Big three -- Blues -- Alphabet soup -- Muddling through Medicare -- Part B particulars -- Accepting assignment -- Oh, that Medigap! -- Medicaid -- TRICARE -- Worker's compensation -- End, finito -- Day To Day Operations: -- Good morning, medical biller! -- Practice particulars -- Nitty-gritty -- Secret decoder ring -- Verify and clarify -- In the groove -- Diagnosis code dirt -- Denied ICD-10 code -- Just the fax, ma'am -- Organically organized -- Instant A -- Old-fashioned way -- Submission time -- Playing the insurance game -- Winning the game -- Time juggling -- Diagnosing Your Market: -- Tripping doctors -- Does size really matter? -- What's my niche? -- Starting from retiring -- Go the extra mile -- Up close and personal -- Ready, willing, and able -- Economic pulse -- Have modem, will cybertravel -- Competition -- Nosy-not! -- Shopping the competition -- X-Ray Of A Medical Billing Business: -- Name that business -- Buffalo bill(ing) -- Fictitious business name -- Your skeletal structure -- Home zoned home -- Strange fees -- Loose lips sink ships -- HIPAA, HIPAA oh no! -- Your business gurus -- Pain Management: Figuring Your Finances: -- Startup costs -- Computing computer costs -- Fax Facts -- Skinny on software -- Clearinghouse cost -- By way of reference -- Phone fun .-- Please leave message -- Office supplies -- Postage -- Postage meters and internet postage -- Adding it all up -- Talking money -- Per-claim jumping -- Counting the hours -- Operating expenses -- Cuckoo for clearinghouses -- Paying the piper -- Ole for online service -- Putting it all together -- Help from your friends -- Romancing the bank -- Medical Center Or House Calls: Locating Your Business: -- Home office -- Tax man speaketh -- Growing pains -- Let's make a deal -- Alternative officing -- Medical complex -- Portrait of a home office -- Outside office -- Employees, Insurance, And Other Facts Of Life: -- Hired hands -- Slave labor -- Temp -- Insuring your gems -- Error of omitting -- Forward to the basics -- Your Operating Theater: Equipping Your Business: -- Computer glitterati -- Monitoring the monitor -- Flashy drives -- Purring printers -- Fax for you -- Soft on software -- Business opportunity -- Clearinghouse check-up -- More software -- Hello, central -- Automated answering service -- Vociferous voice mail -- Rah-rah reference manuals -- Form-fitting -- Laugh at lightning -- Lightning strikes again -- Cool and calculating -- Paper cloning -- Blowing Your Own Horn: -- People will talk -- MIB letter -- At'em advertising -- Cold calling all clients -- Doctor's world -- Handle with care -- Capture that client -- Percentage pow! -- Per-claim pitch -- You must remember this -- People who need people -- One singular sensation -- Public relations patter -- Are you being served? -- Kill them with kindness -- More Pain Management: Controlling Your Finances: -- Making a statement -- Dud doctors -- Tax man cometh -- Operating Successfully Or Pulling The Plug: -- Ground Zero -- Quality of life -- Appendix A: Medical claims billing resources -- Appendix B: Medical claims forms -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocn768172621
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xii, 209 p.
Isbn
9781599184449
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012010194
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)768172621
Label
Start your own medical claims billing service : your step-by-step guide to success, Entrepreneur Press and Charlene Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-176) and index
Contents
Preface -- Prescription For Success: -- Doctor's key -- Not a small world -- Preventive maintenance -- Problem -- Electronic filing beats paper -- Software magic -- Skimming along with superbills -- Counting your coconuts -- Crank-up costs -- Rock of Gibraltar -- Right stuff -- Move over, Miss Moneypenny -- People skills -- Great debate -- Starting over -- My friends, the doctors -- Summing up -- Prognosis -- Health Insurance 101: -- Who's who in insurance -- Commercial carriers -- Those dang deductibles -- Big three -- Blues -- Alphabet soup -- Muddling through Medicare -- Part B particulars -- Accepting assignment -- Oh, that Medigap! -- Medicaid -- TRICARE -- Worker's compensation -- End, finito -- Day To Day Operations: -- Good morning, medical biller! -- Practice particulars -- Nitty-gritty -- Secret decoder ring -- Verify and clarify -- In the groove -- Diagnosis code dirt -- Denied ICD-10 code -- Just the fax, ma'am -- Organically organized -- Instant A -- Old-fashioned way -- Submission time -- Playing the insurance game -- Winning the game -- Time juggling -- Diagnosing Your Market: -- Tripping doctors -- Does size really matter? -- What's my niche? -- Starting from retiring -- Go the extra mile -- Up close and personal -- Ready, willing, and able -- Economic pulse -- Have modem, will cybertravel -- Competition -- Nosy-not! -- Shopping the competition -- X-Ray Of A Medical Billing Business: -- Name that business -- Buffalo bill(ing) -- Fictitious business name -- Your skeletal structure -- Home zoned home -- Strange fees -- Loose lips sink ships -- HIPAA, HIPAA oh no! -- Your business gurus -- Pain Management: Figuring Your Finances: -- Startup costs -- Computing computer costs -- Fax Facts -- Skinny on software -- Clearinghouse cost -- By way of reference -- Phone fun .-- Please leave message -- Office supplies -- Postage -- Postage meters and internet postage -- Adding it all up -- Talking money -- Per-claim jumping -- Counting the hours -- Operating expenses -- Cuckoo for clearinghouses -- Paying the piper -- Ole for online service -- Putting it all together -- Help from your friends -- Romancing the bank -- Medical Center Or House Calls: Locating Your Business: -- Home office -- Tax man speaketh -- Growing pains -- Let's make a deal -- Alternative officing -- Medical complex -- Portrait of a home office -- Outside office -- Employees, Insurance, And Other Facts Of Life: -- Hired hands -- Slave labor -- Temp -- Insuring your gems -- Error of omitting -- Forward to the basics -- Your Operating Theater: Equipping Your Business: -- Computer glitterati -- Monitoring the monitor -- Flashy drives -- Purring printers -- Fax for you -- Soft on software -- Business opportunity -- Clearinghouse check-up -- More software -- Hello, central -- Automated answering service -- Vociferous voice mail -- Rah-rah reference manuals -- Form-fitting -- Laugh at lightning -- Lightning strikes again -- Cool and calculating -- Paper cloning -- Blowing Your Own Horn: -- People will talk -- MIB letter -- At'em advertising -- Cold calling all clients -- Doctor's world -- Handle with care -- Capture that client -- Percentage pow! -- Per-claim pitch -- You must remember this -- People who need people -- One singular sensation -- Public relations patter -- Are you being served? -- Kill them with kindness -- More Pain Management: Controlling Your Finances: -- Making a statement -- Dud doctors -- Tax man cometh -- Operating Successfully Or Pulling The Plug: -- Ground Zero -- Quality of life -- Appendix A: Medical claims billing resources -- Appendix B: Medical claims forms -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocn768172621
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xii, 209 p.
Isbn
9781599184449
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012010194
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)768172621

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