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HIMA250 - Healthcare Delivery Systems and Documentation


This course will introduce students to the healthcare delivery systems including organization, accreditation, licensure, and regulatory agencies. Students will examine the historic development, organization and characteristics of the health care delivery systems; current payment and reimbursement systems for each healthcare delivery systems; accrediting agencies applicable to health care; the functions of health care providers; organizational patterns of health care facilities; medical staff organization and bylaws. The work of accrediting, licensing, and certifying agencies, such as that of the Joint Commission, the American Osteopathic Association, Medicare, and Medicaid will be discussed in detail for each health care area. (Prerequisite: HIMA110)





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Book Title: Comparative Health Information Management, 4th ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781285871714
Publication Info: VS-Cengage
Author: Peden, Ann
Unit Cost: $176.78
Electronic ISBN: 9781305537071
Electronic Unit Cost: $35.00

Book Title: Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice, 5th ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781584265146
Publication Info: VS-AHIMA
Author: Oachs, Pamela
Unit Cost: $116.40
Electronic ISBN: 9781584265368
Electronic Unit Cost: $115.00