Prerequisite: Basic medical office knowledge
Note: Textbook is required. Flash drive is required.
You will begin with learning basic computer knowledge. Then you will learn the language and the importance of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regarding privacy of electronic records, CPT-4 and ICD-9 codes for security purposes. Next, you will cover the basic components of Practice Management Software and Front and Back Office Procedures including consult referrals using a generic Medical Office Simulation Software. Starting with appointment scheduling, you will move to electronically registering patients, posting procedures, performing manual and electronic medical billing, posting payments, billing for secondary insurance and performing patient collections.