MHB511 - Medical Health Billing

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Subject Title
Medical Health Billing

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to the basic principles of Health Claim billing in all its aspects as outlined by the Ministry of Health. The Schedule of Benefits will be utilized on an on-going basis to prepare pre-coded Health claims both manually and electronically. Students will process billing information using a comprehensive practice management medical billing software package that simulates authentic billing procedures.

Credit Status
MHB511 is a required credit for all Office Administration students enrolled in the one-year accelerated Health Services Diploma Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify the relevant materials and reference information needed to process MOH claims.

2. Create Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (OHIP) claim submissions.

3. Interpret the Remittance Advice.

4. Use a medical billing software package.

5. Identify Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Claims, Uninsured Services, and Reciprocal Claims.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.