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HIM 156 - Intro to Health Insurance

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Introduce students to health insurance industry; present step-by-step procedures for generating, processing, and submitting health insurance claims to commercial, private, and governmental health insurance programs.
Textbook information is available at You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., BL 201, and section number.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to: A. Implement knowledge of various insurance carrier submission requirements such as Medicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid. B. Understand the complexities of abstracting information from source documents. C. Apply information to produce a clean, accurate claim. D. Perform Basic CPT-4 and ICD-10 Coding. E. Understand managed health care. F. Effectively appeal insurance claims and communicate with both patient and carrier. Required Materials:
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