TheUnfiltered Guide to Medical Office Management PDF Version

NOTE - This is the  revised 2019 book in it's 6th printing in pdf format!

The 296 page professional pdf book covering management, reimbursement, billing, coding, collections, MACRA, evaluation and management documentation, Electronic Medical Records, remote patient monitoring, cognitive assessments, setting fees, consultations, billing for pre-operative physicals, choosing ICD-10, popular modifiers and more.     On top of everything else, the 2019 version includes information on why Medicare patients are the MOST PROFITABLE of all patients for primary care offices and information on Don's Coding Advisor portal that we spent 4 years creating (it eliminates the need for you to ever buy another CPT, ICD-9 or ICD-10 book).

The book includes the following subjects:  Office Policies, Practice Location, Marketing your practice, Medicare Participation Status, Participation With Managed/Mangled Care Plans, Red Flag Laws, Prior To The Patient Arriving, When The Patient Arrives, Prescription Refills, No-Show Fee, The Reception Area, Why Patients Leave Clinics, Collecting The Deductible And/Or Co-Insurance, Fees & Discounts, Self-Pay Agreement, Double Booking – Double Trouble, Reporting Office And Insurance Theft & Fraud, Choosing The Medical Office Manager, HIPAA – Not HIPPA, Breach of PHI, Patient Sign In Forms, E&M DOCUMENTATION PRINCIPLES,  Medicare Documentation Pointers,  E&M Chief Complaint, EMR, EMR Incentive Payments, EMR – True Benefit, Mediocre Care, PQRI, Medicare Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN), Using A Nurse Practitioner Or Physician Assistant, Incident-To Billing, Coding, Consultations, Handling Medicare Secondary In Hospital, Pre-Op Physicals, When Doctor Doesn’t Document Enough, Linking Diagnosis Code To CPT Code, Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), Choosing The ICD-10 Code, ICD-10 Facts, When Is A Nurse Visit (99211) Appropriate?, 99211 & PT/INR, Using Time To Determine Level Of Code, Prolonged Service Coding, Initial Inpatient Care (Admits), Modifier AI, Admit From Emergency Room To Inpatient Hospital, Admit To Critical Care From E.R., Critical Care Billing, Outpatient (24 - 48 Hour) Observation Admits/Visits, Discharging The Patient From The Hospital, Hospital Discharge & Nursing Home Admit On Same Day, Pronouncing Death, Modifiers    Progress Note Blunders, Signed, But Not Read, Sports &  School Physicals, Health Reform & more.


Quotes about the book include:  " a comprehensive guide to just about all aspects of physician billing, coding, collections and compliance in one easy to read (and entertaining) tome! Just implement a few of these tips and you are on your way to a more efficient practice. Don has provided information on increasing revenue and sharpening efficiency...both extremely important in these tough times." -- Charlene Endre-Burgett, MS, CMA (AAMA), CPM, CPC, CMSCS, - Administrator, North Scottsdale Family Medicine


"I started to skim over the information at noon, and could not put this down. It not only is straight-forward, honest, and real life situations, it has such a great sense of humor with it, saying the things we ALL think and want to say but are "filtered" to actually say. I would recommend this book to physicians, staff, clinicians, coders, billers, administrators, and anyone else in or considering a career in the Medical Field. It was a pleasure to read and I endorse it 100%! I will be encouraging all to buy it" - - Terry Fletcher, BS, CPC, CCS-P, CCS, CMSCS, CCC, CEMC, CMC - - CEO/President Terry Fletcher Consulting, Inc.


"The Unfiltered Guide To Medical Office Management" written by Don Self will keep you interested, give you knowledge and make you laugh at the same time. I have read many practice management books over the past 9 years and this book is a keeper. I would advise any practice manager to make this small investment for their career.  -- Desiree R. Baylin, CMOM, CPM-HRS, Executive Director, Physician Office Managers Association of America (POMAA)


“Complete practice management, authoritative and experienced writings are difficult to come by.
Don’s book is one that qualifies. All in healthcare management should read it.”  Terry McVey, President, McVey Associates, Inc.


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