HC 301

Health Care Finance

This course is an introduction to the current financial environment in the health care industry. Medicare payment rules, pricing and contract negotiation, CPT and ICD nine procedures and their relation to billing and payment, among other relevant topics are covered. The course blends the best of current finance theory with the tools needed in day-to-day practice. Real world data is used to illustrate key health care financial concepts. Prerequisites: Accounting 207, 208, Finance 312. Credit, 3 hours.