Graduates of the Patient Account Specialist TCC will be prepared to compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. They will be able to process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry’s numerical coding system. In addition, they will be able to audit incoming patient records for accuracy and completeness for revenue recognition and collection as well as be prepared to manage patient accounts by performing tasks related to patient care and third party reimbursement.
Minimum Program Length: 2 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost: $4,034
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- Must be 16 years of age.
- Official high school or GED transcript is required to apply.
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
- Required minimum scores for program admission on ACCUPLACER, COMPASS OR ASSET.
- Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
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