Medical Office Manager 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.

Final Exam for CD Version of the Courses The Final Exam is included in the cost of the online courses. If you choose to do a course via the CD option, it is $89.00 to take the final exam.

*** All coding courses, or courses that include coding require the purchase of two reference books from an outside source. You may also purchase a used inexpensive edition anywhere online instead of the new edition. ***http://www.unicormed.com/store/2015-cpt-books/ – SELECT THE 89.95 EDITION andhttp://www.unicormed.com/store/principles-of-icd-9-coding/

No extra books are required for the ICD-10 standalone course.

MEDICAL OFFICE MANAGER

Medical Office Administration includes Medical Terminology, Coding, Health Insurance Specialist, and Complete Medical Office Management

TIME TO COMPLETE: 800 HOURS (352 instruction, 448 laboratory)

MODULE I – Medical Terminology Course

SECTION I – LANGUAGE ORIGINS AND ADAPTATIONS

Chapter 1 – Etymology
Chapter 2 – Grammar, Spelling & Punctuation
Chapter 3 – Medical Words

SECTION II – DYNAMICS OF MEDICAL VOCABULARY AND WORD STRUCTURE

Chapter 1 – Word Dynamics
Chapter 2 – Body Dynamics
Chapter 3 – Medical Instruments & Equipment
Chapter 4 – Medical Specialties & Specialists
Chapter 5 – Diagnostic Medicine
Chapter 6 – Abbreviations
Chapter 7 – Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 11 – Just for Fun

GLOSSARY AND REFERENCES (INCLUDED NO EXTRA CHARGE)

Anatomical Words, Drug References & Instruments (on-line access)

DRUG LISTING – generic alpha, name brand cross-reference, plus 200 of the most commonly prescribed drugs.

MODULE II

INTRODUCTION AND ORIENTATION

A. Report Types
B. OUTPATIENT REPORTS
C. INPATIENT REPORTS

PHARMACOLOGICAL COMPENDIUM
Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their interactions with living organisms. It is one of the oldest branches of medicine.

MODULE III – CODING

SECTION I – CODING THEORY

I. INDUSTRY HISTORY & THE CODES
II. THE CODER
III. ICD CODING
IV. CPT CODING
V. LIABILITY & LEGAL ISSUES
VI. SUMMARY

SECTION II – CODE IT!

The second section consists of over 600 medical charts requiring coding. The answers to the questions, insertion of the procedure and diagnosis codes must be done. This begins with general outpatient and inpatient coding exercises, then moves to specialty coding and chart abstraction to build coding expertise. They are rated from simple to very complicated. The answers and the rationale for the correct codes is provided at the end of each coding exercise. These exercises are the equivalent of several months’ of experience.

MODULE IV – HEALTH INSURANCE SPECIALIST

A. Medical Care Reimbursement
B. Health Organization Plans
C. Insurance Claim Form Analysis
D. Payer Processing
E. Laws, Rules and Regulations
F. Private Insurance
G. Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare
H. Workers’ Compensation

MODULE V – MEDICAL OFFICE MANAGER

A. Health Care Overview

B. Leadership Training

C. Medical Office Organization

D. Financial Management

E. Formal Policies (Policies & Procedures and Compliance Planning)

F. Managed Care Contracts

G. Medical Marketing

H. Human Resource, Government-Required Documentation