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MEDA-171 - Health Insurance and EHR

Provides an overview of medical insurance programs, electronic health records (EHR), managed care, accountable care, and the skills needed in preparing and submitting insurance claims. Includes pre-certifying and verifying insurance eligibility for patients. Introduces students to the use of electronic health and medical records including management, retrieval, and retention of the health record. Provides hands-on experience with data entry and the use of electronic medical databases.
Prerequisite: C or better in OTEC 120 or concurrent enrollment and C or better in OTEC 151 or CIS 135 or concurrent enrollment.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours: 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Medical Assisting
Department
Medical Assisting
Credits
3
Prerequisites
None
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