south texas college

MDCA 1343 Course Guide

This course emphasizes medical office coding procedures for payment and reimbursement by patient or third party payers for ambulatory care settings. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and Program Chair approval.

Discussion Topic

Ch 6 "Visit Charges & Compliant Billing"

          This chapter discusses the importance of code linkage, billing & coding errors, difference between covered & non covered benefits, and the

          process of patient check out.


Ch 7 "Healthcare Claim Preparation & Transmission"

          This chapter covers preparing a claim transaction, completing the CMS - 1500, & claims transmissions.