Revenue Cycle Management
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
Instructor approval required based on completion of first-year HIM curriculum.
Provides an in-depth study of revenue cycle management from a multi-disciplinary approach. Includes the components of the revenue cycle across health care settings and from the facility/provider prospective versus the patient perspective. Application of knowledge, skills, and abilities accumulated in prior terms related to classification and reimbursement systems.
1. Compare and contrast components of the revenue cycle, including chargemaster structure and fee schedule structure.
2. Evaluate coding management practices and compliant coding.
3. Analyze and audit claim processing and collection activities.
4. Classify and examine revenue cycle performance indicators and Clinical Documentation Improvement programs.
5. Develop policies and procedures for revenue cycle compliance.
1. Components of the revenue cycle
2. Chargemaster structure, maintenance, and compliance
3. Fee schedule structure, maintenance, and compliance
4. Claims processing, remittance, collection activities
5. Revenue cycle key performance indicators
6. Coding management practices
7. Examine NCCI, NDC, LDC (used in compliant coding)
8. Justify Clinical Documentation Improvement programs
9. Develop revenue cycle compliance policy and procedure
10. Perform revenue cycle analysis
Computer and reliable internet access.
Portable storage device (ie. usb drive).
Knowledge Is assessed through graded exams, quizzes, assignments and projects; this class requires a passing grade of 75% or better.