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.
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Online
Starting at $785.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Edward Carloni
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Fee:
$785.00
4 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Notes

Required course in Patient Advocacy Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: September 28, 2018. No refund after September 28, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements

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

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