This course is designed to introduce the student to the basics of medical records management to give them the tools they need to provide the quality healthcare of today and tomorrow.
This course provides the student with the opportunity to put previously learned administrative skills into practice in a simulated medical setting using electronic medical records (EMR) and allows the student to learn about EMR management practices.
We will cover the flow of information in a medical practice from preregistering patients through recording office visit transaction to collecting on overdue accounts, the role of information technology in medical offices, and discuss the HIPAA Security Rule and the HIPAA Transaction and Code Sets Rule as they relate to insurance claims. Types of electronic management systems will be explored along with their impact on various areas of the healthcare system.
Job Opportunities: Office managers, billing office staff, coding staff, HIM personnel, registration staff, education staff, performance improvement analyst, data analyst, quality improvement analysts, utilization review coordinators, business office personnel, case managers, coding specialists, HIM specialists, healthcare administrators