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American Heritage College Certificate in Medical Office Management
American Heritage College

Certificate in Medical Office Management

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Sep 2023

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Introduction

The Medical Office Management program provides students with 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.

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