This course is designed to offer the student knowledge and a practical skill set in the medical insurance and billing area covering the process from billing health claim submissions to collection including troubleshooting a denied claim. It will explore the different types of insurance, commercial and Medicare. Specific insurance terminology is covered in detail in order to prepare the student to be knowledgeable in educating the patient with regards to the processes and communicating with the payors.
Introduction to Medical Office and Electronic Medical Record Keeping (ho537) or Medical Coding (ho557) or 6 months employment in a front office position. It is assumed the student has the skills necessary to browse and search the internet for information and to input data into forms-based applications.
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