Oct 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALHE 104 - Medical Office Procedures

3 CR
This course serves to orientate the student to the administrative duties within the ambulatory care setting. Students will explore the functions of the medical office, including scheduling, basic finance and third party reimbursement. The practice of preparing policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment for both employees and patients will also be discussed.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Characterize the administrative role and responsibilities of the Medical Assistant as a function of the medical office.
  2. Describe the basic practice finances of ambulatory care settings.
  3. Identify third-party reimbursements and describe medical office processes for verifying eligibility.
  4. Identify the protective practices in medical facilities to ensure both employee and patient safety.