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Course Description

This course will provide you with the background necessary to become familiar with the electronic health record process.  You will learn about billing applications, as well as real-world situations that you will encounter in the workforce. 

 

Successful completion of this course will prepare you to take the National Healthcareer Association Medical Administrative Assistant certification exam, the National Healthcareer Association Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) certification exam, and the National Healthcareer Association Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) certification exam.

Course Outline

Administrative Medical Assistant Career Prep Curriculum:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to the Medical Assisting Profession
  • Lesson 2: Administrative Responsibilities of the Medical Assistant
  • Lesson 3: Responding to Emergencies in the Medical Office
  • Lesson 4: Practice Finances and Management of the Medical Office
  • Lesson 5: Career Strategies

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist Career Prep Curriculum:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Electronic Health Recoreds
  • Lesson 2: Overview of SimChart for the Medical Office
  • Lesson 3: Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security
  • Lesson 4: Administrative Use of the Electronic Health Record Patient Letter
  • Lesson 5: Clinical Use of the Electronic Health Record
  • Lesson 6: Using the Electronic Health Record for Reimbursement
  • Lesson 7: The Personal Health Record and Patient Portals

Medical Terminology Career Prep Curriculum:

  • Lesosn 1: Introduction to Medical Terminology, The Human Body in Health and Disease, Word Part Review
  • Lesosn 2: Skeletal and Muscular System 
  • Lesosn 3: Cardiovascular System 
  • Lesosn 4: Lymphatic and Immune System
  • Lesosn 5: Respiratory System
  • Lesosn 6: Digestive System
  • Lesosn 7: Urinary System
  • Lesosn 8: Nervous System and Special Senses: Eyes and Ears
  • Lesosn 9: Integumentary System
  • Lesosn 10: Endocrine System
  • Lesosn 11: Reproductive System
  • Lesosn 12: Diagnostic Procedures, Nuclear Medicine, and Pharmacology

Medical Billing and Coding Career Prep Curriculum:

Medical Billing

  • Role of the Insurance Specialist
  • Compliance, Privacy, Fraud and Abuse in Insurance Billing
  • Basics of Health Insurance
  • Medical Documentation and the Electronic Health Record
  • Diagnostic Coding
  • Procedural Coding
  • The Paper Claim CMS-1500
  • The Electronic Claim
  • Receiving Payments and Insurance Problem Solving
  • Office and Insurance Collection Strategies
  • The Blue Plans, Private Insurance, and Managed Care Plans
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid and Other State Programs
  • TRICARE and Veterans’ Healthcare
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Disability Income Insurance and Disability Benefit Programs
  • Hospital Billing
  • Seeking a Job and Attaining Professional Advancement

Medical Coding

  • Lesson 1: Reimbursement, HIPAA and Compliance
  • Lesson 2: An Overview of ICD-10-CM
  • Lesson 3: ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines
  • Lesson 4: Using ICD-10-CM
  • Lesson 5: Chapter Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 1-10)
  • Lesson 6: Chapter Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 11-14)
  • Lesson 7: Chapter Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 15-21)
  • Lesson 8: Introduction to CPT and the Level II National Codes (HCPCS)
  • Lesson 9: Modifiers
  • Lesson 10: Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services
  • Lesson 11: Anesthesia
  • Lesson 12: Surgery Guidelines and General Surgery
  • Lesson 13: Integumentary System
  • Lesson 14: Musculoskeletal System
  • Lesson 15: Respiratory System
  • Lesson 16: Cardiovascular System
  • Lesson 17: Hemic, Lymphatic, Mediastinum, and Diaphragm 
  • Lesson 18: Digestive System
  • Lesson 19: Urinary and Male Genital Systems
  • Lesson 20: Reproductive, Intersex Surgery, Female Genital System, and Maternity Care and Delivery
  • Lesson 21: Endocrine and Nervous Systems
  • Lesson 22: Eye, Ocular Adnexa, Auditory, and Operating Microscope
  • Lesson 23: Radiology
  • Lesson 24: Pathology/Laboratory
  • Lesson 25: Medicine
  • Lesson 26: Inpatient Coding

Notes

Participants will have 12 months to complete this self-paced online course.

All necessary materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares the student to take the National Healthcareer Association Medical Administrative Assistant certification exam, the National Healthcareer Association Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) certification exam, and the National Healthcareer Association Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) certification exam.

 

System Requirements

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:

  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/headphones to listen to Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.

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Section Title
Administrative Medical Assistant Career Prep Master (Online)
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Dates
Jul 01, 2019 to Jun 30, 2020
Contact Hours
1,145.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $4,885.00