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BUSINESS OF MEDICINE:
INTRO TO MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST AND MANAGEMENT - Part II

This second class in Medical Office Specialist and Management prepares students to oversee a healthcare facility by learning how to lead people and manage office operations. The Management Specialist most often aspires to eventually manage some segment of a medical organization. Students interested in management work in a medical setting should enjoy working with healthcare professionals, demonstrate strong communication skills, show an interest in medical and health issues, and be dedicated to professionalism. Student should have typing competency and basic formatting knowledge. Textbook required: Medical Office Management 2013, Malone, Christine, Prentice Hall, Paper; 464 pp, Available. ISBN-10: 0135060672, ISBN-13:9780135060674 Pearson Publishing.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07320.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$125
4/11
10
Tue
6:30-8:30pm


INTRODUCTION TO THE HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEM
This course provides an introduction into healthcare organizations. Students are introduced to the various types of health delivery organizations including inpatient and outpatient facilities. There are 5 learning modules in this distance learning/hybrid platform. Most course content is done online and students can attend an open lab weekly; exams will be given in the lab. The first week, there will be a MANDATORY orientation and course information class on June 26, 2017 at 6:30pm-7:30pm in Room 10 at Alvarado Adult School. This course is a required class for Medical Billing, Coding, and Business of Medicine: Medical Office Specialist certificates.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07318.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$175
6/26
Open
Thu
5:30-7:30pm


MEDICAL CODING PRACTICES - III
This course is the final part of the Medical Billing and Coding Practices. It is designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills in using diagnosis coding systems. The course will focus on advanced diagnosis coding skills and the guidelines associated with all three volumes of the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM manuals and hospital reimbursement methodologies. Textbooks:
(1) Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Exercises, Schraffenberger, 4th Ed., American Health Information Management Association, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-58426-248-0
(2) Clinical Coding Workout: Practical Exercises for Skill Development, American Health Information Management Association, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-58426-417-0.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07311.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$140
4/13
11
Thu
6:30-9:00pm


MEDICAL INSURANCE AND BILLING PRACTICES - II
Prerequisite: Medical Billing and Insurance Practices I. Learn to facilitate payment of health service providers, to evaluate utilization patterns, and to study the appropriateness of health care costs.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07308.00
Robinson
Serra
CC
$140
4/12
11
Wed
6:30-9:00pm


MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
This is the first course of a 2-part series in Medical Terminology, a study and practical application of a medical vocabulary system. There are 5 learning modules in this distance learning/hybrid platform. Most course content is done online and students can attend an open lab weekly; exams will be given in the lab. The first week, there will be a MANDATORY orientation and course information class on June 26, 2017 at 6:30pm-7:30pm in Room 10 at Alvarado Adult School. This course is a required class for Medical Billing, Coding, and Business of Medicine: Medical Office Specialist certificates.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
07317.00
Robinson
Alvarado
10
$75
6/26
Open
Thu
5:30-7:30pm