Introduction To Health Insurance And The Medical Billing Process Course

Our Introduction to Medical Billing course introduces the student to all the basics of medical insurance billing and practice management. We cover all the different types of health insurance, who is eligible to receive it, how it is obtained and how the medical claims process works. Managed care as well as Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurances are explained. We show how physician credentialing, whether the provider participates or not with an insurance carrier, affects the billing process. Also addressed are the CAQH credentialing system, NPI numbers and taxonomy codes. Included is a full unit on career opportunities in the field of medical billing.

This course gives the student a complete overview of the field of medical billing, the differences in the insurance types, the claims process and opportunities for employment in the field.
Health Insurance and the Medical Billing Process
Private Insurance
Public Insurance
Commercial Insurance
Managed Care Insurance
Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans
Major Medical insurance
Comprehensive insurance
Specialized commercial insurance
HMO, PPO, EPO
Medicare
Medicaid
Tricare
ERISA
COBRA
No-fault
PIP
Supplemental
Workers Comp
Disability
NPI Numbers
Taxonomy Codes
Physician credentialing – Par vs. Non-par
CAQH
Medical Claims Process
Career opportunities
Terminology
Alice Scott & Michele Redmond

Course Tuition: $129

Introduction To Health Insurance And The Medical Billing Process