HIMT 1205
Review and Practice for the CHAA Exam

Welcome to HIMT 1205: Review and Practice for the CHAA Exam for Athens Technical College! This course provides students with course work to help prepare themselves for the National ANurse Educatorssociation of Healthcare Access Management Certified Healthcare Access Associate certification examination. The course includes a review of the skills needed to prepare for the certification examination. CHAAs are healthcare access associates who ensure the quality of data collection and security of data, as well as provide exceptional customer service. CHAAs use computer applications to schedule services and analyze data to determine patient financial responsibility. Topics include a review of content specific to the patient access and/or healthcare access services’ field.

Once you are ready to begin, click on the links below to enroll and begin learning through each of your assigned certifications and course work. You are responsible for completing all assignments within each of the Lesson Topics, as well as the successful development and completion of your Portfolio.

PreRequisite: Students should have successfully completed Athens Tech Course HIMT 1105 prior to this course.

After completing one lesson, you will need to click the title of the next lesson below, then login using your username/password to enroll.

Lesson Topic Must Be Completed Week of:
Business Office Policy & Procedure   Week 1 of Course
Introduction to Hospital Billing   Week 2 of Course
Scheduling, Referrals, & Pre-certification   Week 3 of Course
Keys to Successful Collections   Week 3 of Course
Introduction to Managed Care   Week 4 of Course
Coding for the Non-Coder   Week 5 of Course
Top Claims Submission Errors   Week 6 of Course
Midpoint: Take Practice Exam   MIDTERM WEEK
RAC & Other Audits   Week 7 of Course
HIPAA: Release of Information   Week 8 of Course
Ethical Business Practices: Doing the Right Thing   Week 8 of Course
Cultural Diversity in Healthcare   Week 9 of Course
A Culture of Safety   Week 10 of Course
Patient Rights   Week 11 of Course
Age Specific Care   Week 11 of Course
Continuum of Care/Discharge Planning   Week 12 of Course
Diversity and Discrimination   Week 13 of Course
End of Semester: Take Practice Exam II
Final: Take Final Exam

For all purposes throughout this course, your “manager” is your instructor as listed on the Course Schedule and Postcard acquired via the bookstore.

For technical support, please contact hthtech@hometownhealthonlone.com.