Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.CourseHC 463 Third Party Reimbursement & Risk ManagementSemesterU1OO 2011 WOFacultyHutton, Angeline E.TitleAdjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesBachelor of Science - Accounting & BusinessMaster of Health AdministrationOffice LocationFort Leonard Wood, Mo. - Site # 10Office HoursMonday through Friday - leave message with office personnelDaytime Phone573-736-5141 - homeOther Phone573-644-2602 - DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGEE-Mailangeline.firstname.lastname@example.orgHome e-mail - email@example.comSemester DatesJune 6 - July 31 - 2011Class Days-M-----MondaysClass Time5:00 - 10:20 PMCredit Hours3Textbook:
Principles of Risk Management & Insurance 10th Edition - Rejda, George
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreTextbooks can be purchased through the Parkville BookstoreAdditional Resources:
Furnished by instructor:
Film - "Can You Afford to Retire?" Frontline
Film - "Ethics in the Workplace" Bill Moyer Journal
Film - Profits Before Patients" Bill Moyers Journal
Film - Dealing with Disaster - Nightly Business Report
Brochures, programs and pamphlets by Primaris & CLAIM, - Missouri Quality Assurance OrganizationMcAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.Course Description: HC463 Third Party Reimbursement and Risk Management: Public and private insurance, case management, preferred provider organizations, health maintenance organizations, and other forms of third party payment for health care services. Loss prevention for the health care organization through risk management and cost containment. 3:0:3Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, student participation, examinations, videos, research and writings.
I consider each student an adult that has choosen this course of study to learn as much as possible about our world of Risk and the purchasing of insurance to mitigate that risk.
I consider myself a partner to each student in the class to facilitate that study;
Therefore, I plan to give much interest and energy to this class and will expect each student to do the same. Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesDescribe the various forms of third party payment mechanisms for health care services.Define the various types of risk exposure that health care providers are confronted with in today's real world environment.Differentiate between the various third party payers and identify the most important aspects of each different payer's payment process.Formulate basic corrective or preventive measures for the various types of risk exposure health care providers must deal with on a day-to-day basis.Evaluate the loss prevention measures utilized by health care providers.Select the most appropriate payment methodology for a health care institution's services to ensure the maximum financial benefit to that institution.Determine the appropriate cost containment measures to be used by a health care provider.Recommend an appropriate operational response for the common compliance issues faced by health care providers in today's regulatory environment. Instructor Learning OutcomesStudents will become comfortable discussing definitions of risk and it's 4 basic areas. Each student will better understand the difference between insurance, gambling and speculation.Students will understand the nature and basic characteristics of insurance and gain a broad knowledge of the different types of insurance, insurance polices and the importance of each in our health care, private business, and in our private lives.Core Assessment: Class Assessment:
Assessment of student learning will be conducted through the use of written exams, homework and class participation
In addition, each student will be expected to choose one type of Insurance, such as Health, Malpractice, Business Liability, etc. and research at least two different policies from different companies on the same coverage.
Each student will be expected to complete a 2 - 3 page paper on each policy - listing a comparison of the benefits, restrictions, cost and other particular criteria of that policy. This "shopping list " or research paper will be turned in and presented to the class on the 7th night of class.
Class participation - 25% - 100 points Home work - 20% - 80 points
Mid-term exam - 25% - 100 points Final exam - 30% - 120 points
TOTAL POINTS - 400 points
90 - 100 - A
80 - 89 - B
70 - 79 - C
60 - 69 - D
Below 60 - FThe course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
HC 463 Third Party Reimbursement & Risk Management
U1OO 2011 WO
Hutton, Angeline E.
Bachelor of Science - Accounting & BusinessMaster of Health Administration
Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. - Site # 10
Monday through Friday - leave message with office personnel
573-736-5141 - home
573-644-2602 - DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE
Home e-mail - email@example.com
June 6 - July 31 - 2011
5:00 - 10:20 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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