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Resource: Office Procedures Worksheet
Complete Parts A and B of the Office Procedures Worksheet.
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Part A: Match the appropriate term to its definition.
|1.||_____ Notice of Privacy|
|A.||When a physician decides that a patient needs to see a specialist.|
|2.||_____ Personal Demographics||B.||Medical charts on patients who have died, moved, or discharged from the practice.|
|3.||_____ Referral||C.||Medical files for patients currently receiving treatment.|
|4.||_____ Assignment of Benefits||D.||Patient’s permission.|
|5.||_____ Consent||E.||Form that asks patients to list any illnesses or surgeries they have had and family history of illnesses.|
|6.||_____ Urgent Referral||F.||A document that describes items purchased or services rendered and shows the amount due.|
|7||_____ Active Files||G.||Check voice mail, answering service, and patient portal for messages.|
|8.||_____ Purging||H.||This information includes basic facts about a patient’s name, address, and phone number.|
|9.||_____ Closed Files||I.||The time during which benefits are payable under a given insurance plan.|
|10.||_____ Implied Consent||J.||Document informing a patient of when and how their PHI can be used.|
|11.||_____ Health History Form||K.||Document that describes the kind of treatment a patient wants in the event that they cannot speak for themselves.|
|12.||_____ Living Will||L.||A patient presents for treatment, such as extending arm to have blood pressure taken.|
|13.||_____ Informed Consent||M.||Must be explained by a provider prior to having a medical procedure to ensure the patient understands all of the risks.|
|14.||_____ Verify Eligibility||N.||Not life threatening, but the situation requires care from a specialist quickly.|
|15.||_____ Copayment||O.||Form provided to a patient if the provider believes the service will not be covered by Medicare.|
|16.||_____ Opening Procedure||P.||Formal approval from the insurance company that it will cover the test or procedure.|
|17.||_____ ABN||Q.||Authorizes health insurance benefits to be sent directly to providers.|
|18.||_____ Benefit Period||R.||Process of moving a file from active to inactive status.|
|19.||_____ Invoice||S.||A fixed fee for a service.|
|20.||_____ Preauthorization||T.||When insurance is checked to determine benefits and active status.|
Part B: Write a 90- to 175-word response to each of the following prompts. Format your answers according to APA guidelines and cite any sources accordingly.
Explain the use of a CPT code.
Explain the use of the ICD-10-CM system in the billing process.
Explain the difference between copay and coinsurance.
List and explain the four mail classes.
What is the difference between an advanced directive and a living will?