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DEADLINE EXTENDED

Application deadline extended

DURATION

5 Weeks

PROGRAM FEES

$7300 Flexible payment available
Special group enrollment pricing

Program Description

The Medical Office Management program provides students training in all areas necessary for medical office management, including terminology, records management, and ethical issues. Students enrolled in this course will gain knowledge of Medical Terminology and understand the language of medicine as it relates to the primary body systems, principles and procedures used in Records Management including paper and EMR (Electronic Medical Record) and EHR (Electronic Health Record) in addition to hands-on applications and various software programs; legal and ethical issues in healthcare will be covered including HIPAA Compliance and Privacy Rules, Fraud and Abuse. Concepts relating to effective communications will be included. Instruction includes insurance coverage types (government programs including Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, PPO, Workers’ Compensation and private payers), insurance vocabulary, claim processing and the revenue cycle. Physician documentation guidelines and medical record content will be discussed and the correlation to procedure (CPT/HCPCS) and diagnostic (ICD-10) code selection required for reimbursement.

Why should you take this course?

You should enroll in this course if you are looking to change careers and go from a general office setting into healthcare. It's a relatively easy transition with the knowledge learned from this program.

Who Is This Program For?

If you have employees that are great Medical Assistants, Phlebotomists, etc... who you want to support and move into a leadership role, you should consider giving them the education to become a Medical Office Manager for your group. 

Program Modules

Medical Terminology: Students learn the structure of medical terminology, word parts, primary body system and structures, clinical and diagnostic procedures, pathological conditions, surgical procedures, and medical abbreviations.

Records Management: EMR/EHR, Office Procedures: Students learn HIPAA Compliance/Privacy Rule, protected health information (PHI), notice of privacy practices (NPP), Ethics and Legality, effective communications, correspondence, records management and medical documentation and guidelines.

Medical Insurance Billing and Coding: Students learn the types of medical insurance billing, insurance terminologies, types of health insurance plans, payments/reimbursement methods, practice management programs, medical coding, ICD, CPT, HCPCS.

Healthcare Software Applications: Students learn to identify and compare different software programs commonly used for EMR/E HR. HIPAA, PHI, technical safeguards, insurance claims processing, CMS1500, generating reports and revenue cycle, analysis reports/statement, collection process and related correspondence.

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