Medical Billing and Patient Accounting

MDAS 251

Introduces students to the billing and accounting processes of the medical office. This course teaches the medical billing cycle and reimbursement principles and covers the electronic health record and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) patient information protections. Students use a simulated patient accounting software system to input patient information, schedule appointments, enter chargers, payments, adjustments, post insurance payments and create patient statements. Students also learn to interpret graphically displayed healthcare accounting information. This course is the same as OFAD 251. Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

  • Prerequisite(s) : MDAS 146 or (OFAD 146) and OFAD 114 or OFAD 160
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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