HS440 Unit 2 Discussion
The following Discussion will help you to prepare for the part of your Unit 2 Quiz.
Describe the major third-party payers and the characteristics of managed care organizations. In your descriptions, consider how coding impacts reimbursement. Utilize this Discussion to start brainstorming for your Unit 2 Quiz. Share any resources you have located in your research.
A third-party payer is a public or private organization that pays medical claims on behalf of insurance companies such as Medicare or Medicaid. Some examples of third-party payers are employers, insurance companies, government agencies, and HMOs.