Medical Office Practice

ISBN-10: 1435481437

ISBN-13: 9781435481435

Edition: 8th 2011

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List price: $198.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/27/2010
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 250
Size: 13.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Phillip S. Atkinson, PhD, is Professor Emeritus, Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York. He received the 1986 Clinton A. Reed Award and he is a member of the Computer Literacy Task Force, and National Business Education Association.

Diane R. Timme, RN, BS, has 20 years' combined experience working in health care in the areas of medical assisting, medical transcription? and nursing. She has been a medical assisting educator for 12 years, and is currently working as a school nurse. Diane is a member of the National Association of School Nurses.

Welcome to Medical Office Practice!
Getting Started: Administrative Functions
Introduction to HIPAA and Signing a Confidentiality Statement
Written Communication--Revising Patient Information Brochure
Blocking the Schedule Using MOSS
Administrative Functions--Filing Procedures
Administrative Functions and Managed Care/Insurance--Preparing Patient Files
Administrative Functions--Scheduling Patient Appointments
Administrative Functions--Patient Registration
Legal Implications--Request for Release of Medical Information
Concepts of Effective Communication--Transcription: SOAP Notes
Concepts of Effective Communication--Telephone Messages
Looking Up a Patient Appointment, Creating Daily Appointment Patient List; Making New Patient Reminder Calls
Concepts of Effective Communication and Ethical Considerations--Patient Scenarios
Administrative Functions--Scheduling Special Procedures (Mammogram)
Concepts of Effective Communication--Oncology Consult
Concepts of Effective Communication--Making a Referral to a Specialist
Administrative Functions--Researching Drug Information
Creating a Travel Itinerary
Administrative Functions--Blocking the Physician's Schedule
Concepts of Effective Communication--Oncology Consult
Concepts of Effective Communication--Completing Finished Copy from Rough Draft
Legal Implications--Preparing Occupational Exposure Incident Report
Office Administration--Ordering Office Supplies and Preparing a Purchase Order
Administrative Functions--Manual Appointment Scheduling
Basic Practice Finances--Posting Entries on a Day Sheet
Basic Practice Finances--Computerized Procedure Posting
Basic Practice Finances--Computerized Payment Posting
Employee Payroll--Completing Work Record, Preparing and Proving Totals on Payroll Register
Protective Practices--Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Basic Practice Finances--Posting Adjustments, Collection Agency Payments, and Processing Refunds
Managed Care/Insurance--Processing Insurance Claims
Procedural and Diagnostic Coding
Protective Practices--Identifying Community Resources
Concepts of Effective Communication--Scheduling Admission to a Hospital; Preparing Patient for Procedure
Administrative Functions--Proofreading and Preparing Final Copies from Draft Copies
Legal Implications--Creating or Updating Resume and Preparing for Job Interview
Reference Materials
Job Reference Table
Using Medical Office Simulation Software (MOSS)
Glossary of Medical Terms
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