Understanding Hospital Billing and Coding, 2nd Edition

Understanding Hospital Billing and Coding

2nd Edition

By Debra P. Ferenc, BS, CPC, CPC-I, CPC-H, CMSCS, PCS, FCS


  1. Hospital Introduction
  2. Regulatory Environment
  3. Hospital Organizational Structure and Function
  4. Patient Accounts and Data Flow
  5. Billing Process
  6. Accounts Receivable
  7. Diagnosis Coding
  8. Procedural Coding
  9. Coding Guidelines & Applications
  10. Claim Forms
  11. Third-Party Payers
  12. Government Payers
  13. Prospective Payment Systems