Glencoe Medical Insurance provides focused coverage of the knowledge and skills necessary for successful medical insurance processing, including in-depth coverage of medical insurance, the claims process, HCFA 1500, and UB-92. It covers all types of medical insurance including Blue Cross, Blue Shield, HMOs, PPOs, Medicare, Medicaid, and other plans. Managed care is integrated throughout the text, including discussion of contract law as it relates to managed care. There is an emphasis on practice management and patient finance. Optional exploratory computer activities use MediSoft for Windows Advanced. The focus in the text is on electronic claims filing but paper claims are covered as well. Unique to this text is an entire chapter emphasizing how crucial correct coding is to reimbursement and compliance with federal regulations.