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Health Care Office Management

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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for the administrative operations of a health care facility. Concepts regarding office procedures, resources and supplies, and compliance and risk management requirements will be explored.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Office Procedures

    • Identify office procedures.
    • Explain the use of coding.
    • Describe insurance processing.
    • Explain the importance of office policies and procedures.

    Office Operations

    • Describe the importance of health care as a service business.
    • Describe daily processes.
    • Explain the importance of teamwork in the office environment.
    • Compare roles and responsibilities of office personnel.

    Advanced Reporting, Revenue, and Expenses

    • Describe the importance of the revenue cycle to the health care office.
    • Explain the effect of supply control on costs.
    • Describe the use of tracking and trending for a health care office.

    Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance

    • Identify the effects of regulations on the health care office.
    • Compare licensing requirements for health care workers.
    • Explain the importance of monitoring compliance in the health care office.

    Computer and Technology Advancements

    • Identify electronic systems and processes used in health care offices.
    • Explain how medical privacy laws affect the use of technology in the health care office.
    • Describe the challenges caused by advances in technology.
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