Reading a Patient's Encounter Form



Demonstrate how accurate communication between all parties involved in a patient insurance claim can be maintained across entities using the patient encounter form.

Lesson Time

1 period
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (6)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand how to read the diagnostic and procedure codes from a patient encounter form.
  • Students will learn the importance of checking for accuracy, because the insurance claim form is a legal form.
  • Understand how the encounter form is an effective tool to share information across the office.
  • Understand how the use of the encounter form saves time.

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