2015-2016 Catalog

HIMS 1410 Introduction to Insurance

3.0 - 0.0 - 3.0


(1) HIMS 1130 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

Students are introduced to the health insurance field, managed healthcare, and legal and regulatory issues, as well as reimbursement methodologies. Various types of private and governmental health, disability, and liability insurances are explored in detail while focusing on claim form instructions, billing and collection practices, and reimbursement guidelines, including the audit and appeals process.