Introduction to Health Care Finance: The Advocate's Role

HLT POL X 407.5

This course outlines the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and skills needed to discuss financial aspects of health care such as private insurance, the uninsured, Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party payer systems.

Starting at $515.00
As few as 6 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Identify financial support resources within large health care organizations
  • Understand basic financial principles and applications in health care settings
  • Outline how insurance companies and health plans organize themselves to provide various types of reimbursement
  • Explore the eligibility requirements and limitations of various government-supported insurance coverage

About this course:

Patient advocates may be called upon to answer questions and provide resources to assist patients and family members with financial matters. This course outlines the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and skills necessary to discuss aspects of private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid coverage, how to navigate third-party payer systems, and how to identify resources for the uninsured.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Edward Carloni
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ENROLL BY: Sep 19, 2022
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Required course in Patient Advocacy Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: September 23, 2022. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 23, 2022
Course Requirements

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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