The program will provide six weeks (180 hours) of medical office skills instruction and practice. Sector-based, medical office components include: Medical Terminology, HIPAA, and all the important aspects of medical office administration: Medical Insurance, Patient Registration, Scheduling and Referral, Procedure Posting, Insurance Billing, Posting Payments, Patient Billing, Medicaid/Medicare/ACA, Follow-up, and Dispute Resolution. Components of customer service in a healthcare environment and communication skills will also be included, as these skills have been determined to be especially important to achieving success in these positions.
Unemployed, economically disadvantaged individuals who need to develop administrative and medical office skills in order to secure positions as a Patient Access Coordinator, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Receptionist, or Practice Administrator. Students will have some computer skills and an interest in working in the healthcare sector. Although the program and agency prioritizes services to mature workers, it is open to applicants of all ages.
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