This course introduces the student to health insurance and reimbursement. In this course the student will become familiar with common medical billing practices, the health insurance industry. The student will learn principles of medical billing related to proper claim form preparation, submission, and payment processing, and the follow up process.
Difference of the Blue Plans, Private Insurance, and Managed Care Plans.
We will cover:
Counting Minutes for Timed Codes in 15 Minute Units
What is CPT
What is an ICD-10
What is HIPPA
Patient Intake Forms
Summarize the life cycle of a typical insurance claim (below)
Insurance Company Processing of a claim (below)
Finding the right software
List of Insurance companies
What is a NPI
How to get your provider number
How to get referrals
Where to get referrals