HMT – Healthcare Management

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

HMT-110 Intro to Healthcare Mgt (3 0 0 3)

This course introduces the functions, practices, organizational structures, and professional issues in healthcare management. Emphasis is placed on planning, controlling, directing, and communicating within health and human services organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the concepts of management within a healthcare service environment. (FA). National ID (CIP) 51.0705 Medical Office Management/Administration.

HMT-210 Medical Insurance (3 0 0 3)

This course introduces the concepts of medical insurance. Topics include types and characteristics of third-party payers, coding concepts, payment systems, and manual/electronic claims form preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to process third-party claims forms. (SP). National ID (CIP) 51.0705 Medical Office Management/Administration.

HMT-211 LongTerm Care Admin (3 0 0 3)

This course introduces the administration of long-term care facilities and services. Emphasis is placed on nursing home care, home health care, hospice, skilled nursing facilities, and other long-term care services. (FA). National ID (CIP) 51.0705 Medical Office Management/Administration.

HMT-220 Healthcare Financial Mgmt (4 0 0 4)

This course covers the methods and techniques utilized in the financial management of healthcare programs. Topics include cost determination, pricing of services, financial statement analysis, forecasting/projections, third-party billing, reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid, and budgeting. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management in a healthcare environment. State prerequisites: Take all: HMT-110 and ACC-120. (SU). National ID (CIP) 51.0705 Medical Office Management/Administration.

HMT-225 Practice Mgmt. Simulation (2 2 0 3)

This course introduces medical systems used to process and analyze information in the automated office. Emphasis is placed on daily processing of patient services, management reporting used to monitor productivity, and interactive database reporting and analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to process daily services, generate and interpret management reports and utilize key indicators for monitoring practice productivity. State prerequisite: Take HMT-210. State corequisite: Take HMT-220. (SU). National ID (CIP) 51.0705 Medical Office Management/Administration.