Questions About Medical Billing

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Help With Patient Coinsurance and Deductible Responsibility 
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Concern on Math or Accounting Ability Required for Medical Billing 
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List two reasons why the HIM Department reviews patient medical records. 
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What's The Difference Between CMS-1500 and UB-04 or CMS-1450 
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What is the relationship between patient accounts, data flow and charge capture? 
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I have recently been informed that when I was on Medicaid, it was MY responsibility (as the patient) to make sure that the provider billed Medicaid properly. Is this so? 
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CPT & ICD-9-VOL III 
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CPT Code for Post Op Office Visit  
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Hospital Billers & Coders 
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National center of Health Statictics 
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Fraud - what are my responsibilities and how would I handle this? 
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Is the NHIT certification for Medical Billing and Coding important to obtain? 
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Medical billing certification - Is it good in the state you got the cert or can it be good in any state? 
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I recently recieved my Certificate in Billing and Coding but have no experience. 
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Is medical billing and coding a right field to go in to? 
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How to I file a Medicare Part A claim and which form do I use to file it? 
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Looking for Work in Medical Billing and Coding.  
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Auto Insurance 
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Personalizing the call 
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What do medical billers wear to work?  
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Re: Merkel cell carcimona 
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SALARY RANGE FOR MEDICAL CODERS 
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Transition from ICD-9 Codes to ICD 10 Codes 
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Housewife Interested in Medical Billing Career 
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Medicare Supplemental Insurance Billing 
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Home Health Medicare/Medicaid Billing 
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Electronic Claim Submission  
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Suggestions on easy to use Medical Billing Software 
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Medical Coding for Dummies? 
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Medical Billing Job Title - What Job Title Can I Use? Not rated yet
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8 Month Delay in Receiving Medical Bill from Doctor  Not rated yet
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Is there a modifer if two Cat Scans are done? Not rated yet
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How will you use EMRs in your future medical billing career? Not rated yet
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2 Separate Exams for Certification In Billing and Coding  Not rated yet
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