Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Oct 18, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 140 Medical Reimbursement Systems

5 credits
A review of various types of health insurance plans, such as state, federal and managed care. Students will learn insurance claims processing cycle, billing systems, and required documentation. The students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge in a laboratory setting utilizing billing software.

Prerequisites: MEDA 136 , MEDA 211 , or instructor permission

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of basic insurance terminology, phrases, and abbreviations
  • Work effectively as a team member in the medical office setting
  • Correctly fill out HCFA billing forms
  • Correctly code insurance billing forms using ICD9-CM/ICD10-CM and CPT codes