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AHEA 122 - Intermediate Medical Billing

5 CR

Students gain an intermediate knowledge of medical billing and reimbursement procedures including insurance coverage, terminology, payment systems, legal and ethical issues, healthcare compliance, and collections.

Prerequisite(s): Placement by assessment into ENGL 101 , or completion of ENGL 092  or ENGL 093 , with a C or better. Successful completion of AHEA 104  and AHEA 106  with a C or better at BC, or permission of Program Chair.

Course Outcomes
  • Perform accurate completion and processing of reimbursement documentation 
  • Apply third party guidelines to the reimbursement process 
  • Demonstrate assertive communication with managed care and/or insurance providers 
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in communicating with both providers and patients 
  • Differentiate language the patient can understand regarding managed care and insurance plans 
  • Discuss comprehension of legal and ethical issues related to medical insurance

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