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MDA 2380     Medical Office Insurance Coding and Billing     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Medical Assisting Orientation within the last 2 years.
Prerequisite: MDA 1103 with a minimum grade of 'C'.
Note: Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.
Pre- or Corequisite: CIS 1000 or CIS 1050.

This course will give the student the fundamentals of medical office insurance diagnosis and procedure coding as well as skills required to produce mailable forms in a timely manner to third party payers (e.g. Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, and others.) Students will learn to reconcile payments and rejections, process inquiry forms and understand the Diagnostic Related Groupings and how they relate to inpatient regulations. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4