Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be two (2) to four (4) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.
Lessons 5, 6, 7, and 8 of this course have covered a wide variety of topics. Thus far, you have learned a great deal of information on TRICARE, Workers’ Compensation, Explanation of Benefits and Payment Adjudication, Refunds, Follow-Ups, and Appeals.
For this writing assignment, please explain why the following course objectives are important for medical billers and coder to understand:
- Identify the different components of TRICARE billing and different types of benefits available to active duty members, veterans, and their family members.
- Understand the history of workers’ compensation and distinguish between federal workers’ compensation and state workers’ compensation.
- Explain the importance of the Explanation of Benefits and Electronic Remittance Advice forms.
- Understand the reimbursement follow-up, explain the appeals process for reimbursement, and identify refund guidelines.
Please include at least 3 scholarly articles within your response. Overall response will be formatted according to APA style and the total assignment should be between 2-4 pages not including title page and reference page.