Jan 27, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

HIMT 1201 - Medical Office Procedures

Credit hours: 2

Prerequisites: Pre- and corequisites should be defined by individual institutions and must be courses from General Education Requirements - Core and Major Field Core Courses.

Course Description:
An introduction to business aspects of a medical practice including third party payers, claims filing and processing, accounting and payroll functions.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of basics of the healthcare claims process.
  2. Apply policies and procedures to comply with the changing regulations among various payment systems for healthcare services such as Centers for Medicare    and Medicaid Services (CMS), managed care plans, private insurance plans, and disability claims & services.
  3. Define terminology and abbreviations associated with healthcare reimbursement and prospective payment systems
  4. Explain the workflow within a medical office and importance of each role.