Computerized Medical Office Procedures - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
Get ready for your first medical assisting job with this hands-on guide to common medical office tasks. Computerized Medical Office Procedures, 4th Edition explains administrative and financial functions in a clear, step-by-step format and provides realistic exercises to help you confidently prepare to use computers in the medical office. Using Medisoft® v18 practice management software, you’ll practice medical assisting tasks such as appointment scheduling, entering patient information, accounting procedures, and billing insurance companies. Written by educator William Larsen, this book helps you develop the front-office competencies you need!
- Hands-on practice using Medisoft Version 16 (software sold separately) familiarizes you with the professional practice management software you'll use on the job.
- An engaging, conversational writing style makes difficult concepts easier to understand.
- Comprehensive chapter reviews and worktext activities enable you to assess your understanding.
- Key terms are defined at the beginning and then practiced in a matching exercise at the end of each chapter to help you retain new vocabulary.
- New chapter organization helps you understand theory and concepts before learning related procedures.
1. Introduction to Computerized Medical Office Procedures 2. The Electronic Health Record and its relationship to Practice Management 3. Basic Concepts of Coding and Insurance 4. Appointment Scheduling 5. Medical Office Accounting Procedures 6. Collections in the Medical Office 7. The Electronic Medical Office Appendix A: Day-by-Day Simulations (Two weeks) Appendix B: CMS-1500 Step-by-Step Instructions Appendix C: Patient Data Appendix D: Medisoft Shortcut Keys
William D. Larsen, MBA, CMA, Medical Assistant Program Coordinator, National American University