Foundations of Reimbursement (MRIS 221)
The course will provide an overview of the evolving health care payment systems encompassing major U.S. public and private third party payers. The U.S. payment systems will be compared with international models of health care coverage and reimbursement. Students will evaluate the impact of current forces on the revenue cycle including regulations and emerging technologies. Students will have hands-on practice completing paper and electronic forms to obtain maximum reimbursement. HCSA/HIM/HIT students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better on first or second attempt. Two unsuccessful attempts (less than “C”) will result in dismissal from the degree program. HCSA Students Pre-Requisites: ISYS 105 and CCHS 101 and MRIS 103 with grade of C or better. MRIS Students Pre-requisites: ISYS 105 and MRIS 101 and MRIS 103 with grade of C or better. MRIS Students Co-requisites: MRIS 204 or MRIS 211. Typically offered Fall, Spring Summer.
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