2021-2022 Course Catalog

MA 120 Reimbursement and Coding

provides a basic overview of diagnosis and procedural coding along with an introduction to third-party reimbursement to the medical assistant student. Students will study the guidelines and steps required to make accurate diagnosis and procedure code assignments. The processes involved in a third party reimbursement system will be studied, including service eligibility verification, precertification, and preauthorization. Students will also gain experience in communicating professionally with medical providers, patients, and third party representatives. This course is applicable toward all certificates, ALS; areas of concentration include medical assisting (credit hours 3.0, lecture hours 3.0).




MA 110 [grade of 'C' or higher]

Division and Department

Health Professions / Medical Assisting