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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HITC 210 Health Information and Physician Practice Management

This course serves as a capstone class for those students studying for an A.A.S. in Health Information Management and Technology and integrates previous course work to present best practices approach to health information and physician practice management.  The course is also recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in practice management of a physician’s office and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for the American Academy of Professional Coders’ Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM) certification examination.  Topics include health care business processes and workflow, physician reimbursement, health care revenue cycle management, medical office accounting, health care reform, electronic medical records, IT and interoperability, HIPAA, fraud and abuse, corporate compliance, marketing and business, space planning and operational flows, and business continuity.
Pre-requisite(s): HITC 100 Introduction to Medical Office Procedures HITC 110 Medical Coding HITC 200 Medical Billing, Insurance and Health Record Review ; ACTG 100 Applied Accounting  or higher or by permission of department chair. 
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 4