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Active as of Fall Semester 2019

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Medical Insurance & Billing

2. Course Prefix & Number:
HINS 1152

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course focuses on the revenue cycle and how the rules and guidelines of medical insurance affect patient billing and the healthcare facilities bottom line. The course will cover the importance of medical practice in billing both patients and payers, how to manage both patient records and the billing/collections process, and the importance of clean claim submissions. Emphasis will be placed on applying the rules of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) to ensure compliance, maximum reimbursement, and the electronic exchange of health information.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

HINS 1152 - Medical Insurance & Billing

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

HINS 1152 - Medical Insurance & Billing

There are no corequisites for this course.