In this introductory course, students identify insurance coverage appropriately and accurately, complete insurance forms and become familiar with billing procedures. Students will be introduced to a variety of medical insurers including Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tricare, and CHAMPVA. Students will learn to navigate the current procedural terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Disease (ICD)-10 Code Books to accurately obtain the correct codes to be used to complete a clean 1500-claim form to bill appropriate insurance companies. The title of this course was previously Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Basics for MA.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading Level 5; Academic Writing Level 3; MED 101, MED 104, MED 112 and MED 114, must enroll concurrently in all courses
Class offerings by semester
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.
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