Course Description

This course introduces students to the basic principles of Health Claim billing in all its aspects as outlined by the Ministry of Health. The Schedule of Benefits and Diagnostic Code Manual will be utilized on an on-going basis to prepare pre-coded Health claims both manually and electronically. Students will process billing information using a comprehensive practice management medical billing software package that simulates authentic billing procedures. This course also develops medical office skills including scheduling and appointment techniques, billing and collection procedures, management of patient records, medical ethics and law applicable in a doctor’s office.