HC 463 Third Party Reimbursement and Risk Management
F1B 2006 BL
Sims, Phillip L.
31 July through 20 September 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Principles of Risk Management and Insurance, 9th Edition, G. Rejda, Addison-
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Educational Philosophy: Lectures/discussions, examinations.
Class Assessment: Examinations (mid-term and final), research paper, research paper presentation.
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Mid-term exam 30%
Final exam 30%
Research paper 30%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
The research paper must be typewritten and submitted at the last lecture prior to the
final examination (9-13) unless previously coordinated with the instructor. Late
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to come to all classes and be on time. Roll will be checked at
each class meeting. Classes missed for legitimate reasons, such as illness,
temporary duty, are excusable; however, the student must make up the missed
work. The student is responsible for providing the instructor with justification for an
excused absence either prior to or immediately after the absence. Two unexcused
absences are excessive and three unexcused absences will result in an involuntary
7-31 Administrative announcements, discussion of the syllabus, lecture/discussion on
history and types of health insurance. Chapters 1 & 2. Risk in our society. Insurance and risk.
8-2 Discuss Chapter 3. Introduction to risk management.
8-7 Discuss Chapters 4 and 5. Advanced topics in risk management. Fundamental legal
8-9 Discuss Chapters 6 and 7. Analysis of insurance contracts. The liability risk.
8-14 Discuss Chapters 8 and 9. Homeowners insurance, sections I and II.
8-16 Discuss Chapters 10, 11, and 12. Automobile insurance and society. Other property
and liability insurance.
8-21 Discuss Chapters 13 and 14. Commercial property insurance and commercial
liability insurance. Review for the mid-term examination.
8-23 Mid-term examination, chapters 1 through 14.
8-28 Discuss Chapters 15 and 16. Crime insurance and surety bonds. Fundamentals of
8-30 Discuss Chapters 17, 18, and 19. Types of life insurance. Life insurance contractual
provisions. Buying life insurance. Student presentations.
9-4 Discuss Chapters 20, 21, and 22. Annuities and IRAs. Individual health insurance.
Employee benefits. Student presentations.
9-6 Discuss Chapters 23 and 24. Retirement plans. Social insurance. Student
9-11 Discuss Chapters 25 and 26. Types of insurers. Insurance company operations.
9-13 Discuss Chapters 27 and 28. Insurance pricing. Government regulation of
insurance. Student presentations. Review for the final examination.
9-18 Final examination. Chapters 15 through 28.
9-20 Review of the final examination. Make-up student presentations
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