hcr203 | undergraduate
Medical Claims Processing And Compliance
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Patient Billing and Collections
- Explain uncollectible accounts and record retention.
- Describe effective financial policies and procedures for patient accounts in medical offices.
- Explain the collection process.
HIPAA and Compliance
- Describe the purposes and provisions of HIPAA.
- Identify HIPAA requirements for electronic claims.
- Discuss social, legal, and ethical ramifications of HIPAA violations.
- Discuss how medical compliance plans limit liability.
Health Care Claim Preparation and Transmission
- Review the basic steps in the medical billing process.
- Explain the importance of preparing and submitting âclean claims.â
- Compare papers versus electronic claims submission.
- Compare the role of HIPAA 837 with CMS-1500 in the claim process.
- Complete a CMS-1500 claim form.
- Discuss the UB-04 form.
Claims Denials and Appeals
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the RA/EOB in the claim adjudication process.
- Identify reasons for claims denials.
- Describe the purpose of the general appeals process.
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