Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
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MEA0334 - Medical Insurance and Coding (PSAV)

Credits/Clock Hours:
75 clock hours

Description:
This course covers the purpose of medical insurance, the variety of plans, the payments of benefits, the abstracting of medical information from charts, the processing of claims and coding for insurance purposes. Practice in preparing and filing insurance forms is provided. The students learn to transcribe from verbal and written descriptions of diseases, injuries, and medical procedures into internationally standardized numerical designations for third party payers.

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