Course Description

AHMS 156  Medical Billing Fundamental   3 cr.  
Offered autumn and spring. Prereq. or coreq., AHMS 220 (MED 161T) or consent of instr. An introduction to insurance claim processing for the major medical insurance programs. Basic knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 procedural and diagnostic coding. Emphasis on completing universal insurance forms to maximize reimbursement as well as trouble shoot denied or underpaid claims.