Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
HIT290Reimbursement Methods3This introduction to health insurance and reimbursement studies payment systems for all types of healthcare systems and managed care. Changing trends in the reimbursement of healthcare services are reviewed. Topics include prospective payment systems, charge master maintenance, DRGs, APCs, ASC Groups, RBRVs, third party payers, EOB, Quality Improvement Organizations, managed care/capitation and compliance. Students practice a variety of medical reimbursement scenarios and learn the importance of accurate coding and medical necessity to ensure proper reimbursement.Loading...