Prerequisite: Medical Insurance Coding
Students will learn the basic principles of medical billing, recognize the different forms used by third-party payers, create a clean claim (1500 form) and define insurance billing terminology and types of coverage. Students will learn the responsibilities of a medical insurance specialist, the life cycle of insurance claim, and various templates of billing commercial insurance. Learning coding ICD-10-CM is important, anticipating the major changes in processing claims effective October 1, 2015 the effective date of ICD-10-CM in the United States. Uses textbooks from previous classes.