"I would highly recommend this book as I use it and have used this book for 6 years. It is very well organized, laid out, and explains aspects of the major insurance players very well."Mary M. Cantwell, RHIT,CPC,CPC-I,CPC-H,CPC-P,RMC, Metro Community College, Omaha, NE
"It is a great text that thoroughly covers all major topics but provides flexibility for adaptation in any course. Honestly, this is the most thorough textbook I have seen for this area of study, and it is a great resource for anyone entering or already working in this field."- Denise Kearney, CPC, Wayne Community College, Goldsboro, NC
About the Author
Michelle A. Green is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department at the State University of New York, College of Technology, Alfred (also called Alfred State College). An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the Health Information Management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College's Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and the FORE Triumph Educator Award from the AHIMA. Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA), and a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). She earned a BS from Daemen College and an MPS degree from Alfred University. In addition to this successful book, Ms. Green has authored 3-2-1 CODE IT! and ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.