Nov 30, 2020  
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
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HIM 1272 - Medical Insurance and Billing Fundamentals

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): HIM 2721 and HIM 2724
AA Elective: No
This course presents the concepts and procedures used for both manual and electronic health insurance claims processing in inpatient and outpatient settings. Students explore legal and regulatory issues, major health insurance programs, and reimbursement methods, as well as the relationship between the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding systems and accurate billing.

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