AH150: Administrative Medical Assisting
AH150: Administrative Medical Assisting - 4 Hours
The student studies the administrative and clerical aspects of a medical office. The course includes the principles and applications of medical and financial records management, lawful practice, avoidance of negligence suits, ethical issues, and the role of the allied health professional in the front office. The student will demonstrate ability to use basic electronic charting as well as use a computer-based billing, appointment, scheduling, insurance processing and income analysis program necessary in the management of a computerized medical office. The student will develop skills and meet competencies in reception techniques, clerical duties, filing procedures, preparation of a medical record, and written communication and operations related to accounts receivable and payables. Course fees may apply.