College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
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Did you know our Lead Coordinator at the La Plata campus was a Kid' and Teen College student, became a counselor, then an assistant coordinator, a teacher of our courses and then a coordinator. That is dedication to our program. Thank you to Sarah Massie for all your hard work.
The following is a class that MAY be offered. To see if this class is among our current offerings, please see our schedule of classes.
Continuing Education Units: 3.0
Prerequisite: Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent to sit for the certification exam. Recommend typing skills of 25 WPM.
This course familiarizes the student with the business mechanics of the medical office. Medical offices can include, but are not limited to, physicians’ offices, clinics, laboratories, hospitals, medical departments, hospital admitting departments, hospital administrative departments, and insurance and billing companies. The goal of the student is to learn the steps necessary in the medical claims processing cycle, from the time the patient registers to the final claim payment. Learn to recognize medical insurance types, insurance terminology, parts of the insurance claim form and identify the requirements to reach the medical claims reconciliation. Textbook required.
Schedule of Classes:
M TH, 05:30PM-09:30PM
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP