Medical Office Specialist Syllabus

The Final Exam – This test is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion. Depending on your final score, certificate and/or letters are provided. The final will provide you the look and feel of a real employer exam. If you pass our final exam, you will pass almost any employer exam.

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MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST COURSE

This is a complete medical office assistant-specialist training course (includes a module on health insurance specialist).

TIME TO COMPLETE: 190 HOURS (100 instruction, 90 hours laboratory)

PLUS TERMINOLOGY: 150 hours

 

– Detailed Outline:

MODULE I – Medical Office Assistant

Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – Personal Assets & Skills

Chapter 3 – Employment

Chapter 4 – The Provider

Chapter 5 – Policies and Procedures

Chapter 6 – Interacting With the Patient

Chapter 7 – Tools, Software & Equipment

Chapter 8 – Legal Aspects of Confidential Information

Chapter 9 – Laboratory Data

Chapter 10 – Pharmacy

Chapter 11 – Coding

Chapter 12 – Medical Records, Patient Charts

MODULE II – BILLING

Chapter 1. Health Care History & Overview

Chapter 2. Terminology

Chapter 3. Provider Structure & Protocols

Chapter 4. Hospital Billing

Chapter 5. Family Relationships

Chapter 6. Billing the Encounter

Chapter 7. Practice Economics

Chapter 8. Collections

Chapter 9. Coding

Chapter 10. Profiles

Chapter 11. Medicaid and Medicare

Chapter 12. Legal Issues

Chapter 13. Certification

Chapter 14. Just for Fun

MODULE III – HEALTH INSURANCE SPECIALIST MODULE

Every type of insurance is included in each chapter, together with co-payments, rules, regulations, samples, and each is interactive requiring full understanding before moving on.

Chapter 1 – Health Insurance Specialist Jobs

Chapter 2 – Medical Care Reimbursement

Chapter 3 – Health Care Organization Plans

Chapter 4 – Insurance Claims

Chapter 5 – Payer Processing

Chapter 6 – Laws, Rules, and Regulations

Chapter 7 – Private Insurers

Chapter 8 – Medicare

Chapter 9 – Medicaid

Chapter 10 – Tricare

Chapter 11 – Workers’ Compensation

Included are all of the insurance forms used in the industry with complete exercises to fully understand how to fill them out

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

SECTION I

1. LANGUAGE ORIGINS & ADAPTION (ETYMOLOGY)

2. ENGLISH 101

3. MEDICAL WORDS

4. DYNAMICS OF MEDICAL VOCABULARY & WORD STRUCTURE

5. BODY DYNAMICS

8. MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & EQUIPMENT

7. MEDICAL SPECIALTIES

8. DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE

9. ABBREVIATIONS

10. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (+ILLUSTRATIONS)

11. PHARMACOLOGY

12. JUST FOR FUN

SECTION II

Section I. Introduction and Orientation

Section II – Outpatient Reports

Section III – Inpatient Reports

Section IV – Interpretation