3 Semester Credit Hours
This course provides students with a basic understanding of the various types of medical billing and insurance programs. Instruction is given on billing formats using universal claim form and the basic aspects of medical insurance billing are covered. This course also provides an introduction to the National Correct Coding Initiative. Labs consist of assigned practice and projects relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.