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)