HIM S215 Billing and Reimbursement
2 credits (2+0)
Focus is on issues of billing and reimbursement for health care facilities. Includes an overview of the role of the health insurance specialist; third party payers such as Medicare, workers compensation and disability, Tricare and commercial insurance claims. Legal and regulatory considerations and ambulatory ICD-9 are covered. Students will complete a project focused on coding and reimbursement issues. Prerequisite: HIM S190 and admission to HIM program or departmental permission.