The Healthcare Management Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment in healthcare business and financial operations in areas such as general healthcare management, entrepreneurship, and long-term care.
Course work includes medical office management, financial management, legal aspects of healthcare, medical insurance and billing analysis, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, medical offices, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies. Industry recognized certifications may be available for graduates with work experience.
Upon successful completion of the Healthcare Management Technology program, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to use financial reports to understand and solve operational and financial problems in a healthcare setting.
- Demonstrate an understanding of various third party payers and the requirements of each for the medical insurance billing cycle.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and regulatory healthcare environment (including HIPAA).