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OFFC 1007 - Medical Billing Practices

Office Skills Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In this course, you will explore the Wolf billing software system, including data entry for both manual and computer billing to the Medical Services Plan (MSP) of British Columbia. We will address billing for visits, supplementary items, and diagnostic procedures carried out in a medical office, a hospital, or home. It is essential that you learn how to accurately process claims and forms related to alternate billing such as what is needed for WorkSafeBC, the Insurance Corporation of BC, reciprocal procedures, and private companies. Emphasis is placed on the Preamble, Fee, and Diagnostic Code Schedule from MSP of BC. You will create a computerized medical clinic, register new doctors, new patients, and newborns. You will generate an electronic appointment schedule with appointment codes and computer reports through to the completion of accurate billing records.

Prerequisite(s)

OFFC 1008 or OFFC 1060

Credits

3.0

Cost

$415.17

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 41237

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 103

Instructor

Raquel Reyes

Course Outline

Cost

$415.17

Notes

  1. ***OFFC 1060 or OFFC 1008 must be completed before registration to OFFC 1007. ***Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations permitted. ***If this section is full, you can SUBSCRIBE to be notified if another section gets scheduled.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain why it is important to maintain confidentiality when performing medical billing.
  • Complete alternate billing and collection procedures.
  • Locate information on eligibility, services covered, services not covered, fee codes, and diagnostic codes by navigating the Medical Services Plan website.
  • Bill the Medical Services Plan by using the Preamble, Fee, and Diagnostic Code Schedule from MSP of BC.
  • Follow the steps of submission using Teleplan.
  • Reject bills by following the appropriate guidelines.
  • Demonstrate how to register patients, perform basic MSP billing, bill WorkSafeBC, bill ICBC, bill reciprocally, bill private and third party companies, and interpret explanatory codes when dealing with billing rejections.
  • Generate posted medical billing reports that demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Apply problem solving skills to find and edit medical billing errors.
  • Register new doctors to an existing clinic by assigning new appointment codes, setting up an electronic appointment schedule, and scheduling patients into computerized day sheets.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

OFFC 1007 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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