Medical Programs

Medical 

Office 

Specialist

Medical

Administrative

Assistant

Electronic

Health

Records

Electronic

Billing

& Coding

The Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional. 

The duties that medical assistants perform vary not only from office to office, but even within the same office. 

Medical assistants perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals including physicians, chiropractors, podiatrists, and others.

Course Outline: 

  • Becoming a Successful Student

  • The Healthcare Industry

  • The Medical Assisting Profession

  • Professional Behavior in the Workplace

  • Interpersonal Skills and Human Behavior

  • Medicine and Ethics

  • Medicine and Law

  • Computer Concepts

  • Telephone Techniques

  • Scheduling Appointments

  • Patient Reception and Processing

  • Office Environment and Daily Operations

One of the most important tasks in the practice of medicine is managing information. Whether it's  about a patient or about the latest developments in treating disease. 

An Electronic Health Record is a computerized lifelong heathcare record for an individual that incorporates data from all sources that provide treatment for an individual.

The days of paper files are coming to an end, jump on board this growing field.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records

  • Transitioning to an Electronic Health Record and the Need for Clinical

  • Electronic Health Records in the Physician Office

  • Electronic Health Records in the Hospital

This course offers each student the basic knowledge and skills needed to understand Insurance Billing and Medical Coding. Beginning with CPT/HCPCS coding and modifiers. Later in the course you'll learn ICD-9-CM and a look at the future of coding ICD-10-CM and PCS.

Students will learn the Correct Coding Initiatives, Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, symbols, acronyms, and conventions used in coding. Principal vs. Primary Diagnosis, and DRG assignment. Insurance Billing with in Practice Management software. Billing for Professional services and supplies, and a look at Hospital Billing.

Course Outline:

  • Learn the Role of the Insurance Biller and Medical Coder

  • Learn CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS coding

  • ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS overview

  • Learn the claims and revenue cycle

  • Learn to practice ethical decision making

  • Complete CMS-1500 claims forms (clean claims)

  • Overview of UB-04 Claim form

  • Private, third party, government programs, workers comp, and disability


Instruction will include:

  • Lecture

  • Discussion

  • Powerpoint

  • Hands on Application

  • Internet/software Application



** This course utilizes Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office 11th Edition, By 
Marilyn Fortney - Textbook and Workbook with Virtual Medical Office and additional resources through the internet utilizing the Evolve Website.

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