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HIMA240 - Healthcare Reimbursement Methodologies

 

This course provides students with a foundation of the basics of health insurance and public funding programs, managed care contracting, and payment for services. The content focuses on health insurance plans, government-sponsored healthcare programs, managed care plans, fee schedules, resource-based relative value system for physician payment and prospective payment for various inpatient settings. Students will examine various reimbursement methodologies, and the interconnection between clinical coding, compliance, and reimbursement. Within this, revenue life cycle management will be studied and its impact on provider financial stability. (Prerequisite: HIMA110)

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement, 4th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library.
ISBN: 9781584263401
Publication Info: American Health Information Management
Author: Casto, Anne
Unit Cost: $99.95
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Book Title: To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
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Book Title: EHR Go (aka Neehr Perfect) - Program Key & purchase instructions provided inside the classroom. This material is not covered by the APUS Book Grant.
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Electronic Unit Cost: $285.00