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OT 231
Medical Office Procedures


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Explores the flow of information in a medical office. MediSoft, Office Hours, and MS Word software programs are utilized to process information and produce typical medical office documents, financial records, and insurance claims. Prerequisite or co-enrollment in CS 110.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Utilize Medisoft to record patient encounter transactions and payments.
  • Utilize Medisoft to create insurance claims, produce patient statements, and print reports.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply payments to patient ledgers and answer patient questions regarding the balance of their account.
  • Demonstrate ability to extract or update information in Medisoft database.
  • Utilize Office Hours software to schedule, revise, and locate patient appointments; print schedules; and keep track of doctors' availability.
  • Maintain both paper and electronic financial records of the medical office.
  • Perform collection tasks.
  • Understand and apply medical office terminology.
  • Produce professional correspondence.
  • Become familiar with the EMR program, Spring Charts and understand what functions it serves, its capabilities and what features interface with Medisoft.

  • Course Topics
  • Medical Office Billing Process and HIPAA
  • Medisoft and Office Hour: o Entering Patient, Practice, and Insurance Information o Working with Cases o Entering Charge Transactions o Entering Payments and Adjustments o Scheduling o Creating Claims and Statements o Printing Lists Reports o Handling Patient records and transactions
  • Produce medical office correspondence
  • Keyboarding Techniques to increase speed and accuracy

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    OT 231
    Winter 2014
    6083
    Emmalee Brice
    OT 231
    Fall 2013
    6065
    Emmalee Brice
    OT 231
    Fall 2013
    1784
    Mary Marks
    OT 231
    Spring 2013
    6996
    Emmalee Brice
    OT 231
    Fall 2012
    6065
    Emmalee Brice


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.