Dec 14, 2019  
Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Catalog 2019-2020

OAS 221 - Beginning Medical Billing (2 credit hours)


Offered in Fall, Winter, Summer Terms (2-0-0)
Continues to introduce the student to the basic concepts of medical billing. Students will be introduced to the HCFA 1550 claim form as well as the CMS 1450 claim form for professional and facility billing. Students will also be introduced to major insurance company billing policies including Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tricare, Commercial carriers, Workmen's Comp and Disability. Students will be responsible for claim form completion as well as applying ICD-10-CM and CPT codes to claim forms. Students will learn where to locate and apply rules, conventions, and instructions of ICD-10-CM and Chapter specific guidelines as they determine appropriate classification codes.
PREREQUISITE(S): AH 130  or BIO 133  and OAS 116 .
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