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Central Community College of Nebraska    
 
    
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Reimbursement Specialist Diploma


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Purpose


This diploma prepares graduates with entry-level skills needed for employment in medical office and/or billing positions in a variety of health care settings. A career in a reimbursement specialist would handle the process of receiving insurance payments, posting to patient accounts, submitting secondary insurances, collections, working through appeals, audits and addressing financial risks to the facility.

Students who graduate with the Reimbursement Specialist diploma will have covered entry level skills needed to assist the facility in the revenue cycle and reimbursement management process.

Note:  Diploma available online

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 32


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:
Note: Scores for specific health program admission may vary from the scores listed. Please see the program director for more specific information.

   1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment Placement (MAP) scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0980 Math Essentials with a C or above.
    AND/OR
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will complete:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
    (Required:   or higher)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
    (Required:   or   or higher)
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
    (Required: INFO 1120 )

Subtotal: 9


Total Credits for Diploma: 41


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