Feb 08, 2023  
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
    
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT 140 - Health Care Reimbursement

3 credits

Students develop an understanding of healthcare billing and reimbursement. Students will learn about health insurance plans and how to submit healthcare claims to the insurance companies for reimbursement and the related legal and regulatory guidelines for reimbursement. Compliance strategies and reporting will be discussed. Students will learn to input patient demographic information, insurance information, post payments to patient accounts, run financial reports as well as patient statements. The ethical standards of practice for billing and coding will be discussed.

Prerequisites: HIT 120 - Introduction to Health Information Management   and  HCTAL 101 - Medical Terminology