Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [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

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20