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Spring 2019 Catalog 
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MA 128 - Medical Administrative Practice II

Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn entry-level medical office administrative procedures including front desk reception, patient scheduling, medical chart preparation, office policies and procedures, manual creation, accounts payable, banking documents and financial transactions. Emphasis is on practical application of administrative techniques. This is a hybrid course where MediSoft practice management software and Microsoft Word software programs will be routinely used.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • schedule new and established patient appointments;
  • register new patients and manage patient medical records;
  • create office policy and procedure manual;
  • define medical insurance and coding terminology;
  • perform basic accounting entries for a medical office including debits, credits, adjustments, accounts receivable and accounts payable;
  • complete insurance claims forms;
  • process essential financial records such as bookkeeping and banking; and
  • use time management techniques to prioritize tasks.

Prerequisites: MA 117 or permission of instructor
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