Oct 02, 2023  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HIT 222 - Reimbursement Methodologies

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Learn healthcare reimbursement systems, reimbursement methodologies, and payment processes throughout the healthcare industry. Examine the complex financial systems within today’s healthcare environment and provide an understanding of the basics of health insurance, public funding programs, managed care contracting and how services are paid.

Prerequisite(s): HIT 111  (with a C or better).

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to apply policies and procedures for the use of clinical data required in reimbursement
  • Demonstrate the ability to ensure accurate and complete billing
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize guidelines to comply with reimbursement and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrate ability to compile patient data and perform data quality reviews to validate code assignments
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking