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The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included) includes: Medical Terminology
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Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included)

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included)

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  1. Medical Terminology
    1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
    2. The Musculoskeletal System
    3. The Cardiovascular System
    4. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
    5. The Respiratory System
    6. The Digestive System
    7. The Urinary System
    8. The Nervous System
    9. The Special Senses The Eyes and Ears
    10. The Integumentary System
    11. The Endocrine System
    12. The Reproductive System
    13. Diagnostic Procedures, Nuclear Medicine, Pharmacology
  2. Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
    1. Becoming an Administrative Medical Assistant
      1. Qualities of a Medical Assistant
      2. Job Duties
      3. Certification
      4. Scope of Practice
      5. Ambulatory Healthcare Settings
      6. The Healthcare Team
    2. Managing Stress and Improving Communication
      1. Stress and Burnout
      2. Types of Communication
      3. Barriers to Effective Communication
      4. Patient Interview Techniques
      5. The Stages of Grief
    3. Law, Ethics and Healthcare
      1. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
      2. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
      3. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
      4. Informed Consent
      5. Advance Directives
      6. Ethical Guidelines for Healthcare Providers
      7. Medical Identify Theft
    4. Improving Your Medical Office
      1. The Reception Area
      2. The Medical Receptionist
      3. Safety Issues
      4. Opening and Closing the Facility
    5. Computers in the Ambulatory Care Setting
      1. Use of Computers in the Medical Office
      2. Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Electronic Health Record (EHR)
      3. Safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI)
      4. Cloud Computing
      5. Mobile Health (mHealth)
    6. Telecommunications and Patient Scheduling
      1. Telephone Techniques
      2. Faxing
      3. Emails
      4. Patient Portal
      5. Patient Scheduling Methods
      6. Cancellations and No Shows
      7. Dealing with Irate Patients
      MIDTERM
    7. Medical Terminology: Word Parts, Plurals, Abbreviations
      1. Importance of Medical Terminology
      2. Understanding Word Parts: Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes
      3. Abbreviations and Acronyms in Medical Records
      4. Plural Endings
    8. Managing Medical Records
      1. Purposes of Medical Records
      2. Electronic, Paper and Hybrid Medical Records
      3. Categories of Medical Records
      4. Flow Sheets
      5. SOAP Notes
      6. Filing Paper Records
      7. Release of Information (ROI)
      8. Personal Health Record (PHR)
    9. Written Communication
      1. Components of a Business Letter
      2. Proofreading
      3. Meeting Agendas
      4. Business Emails
    10. Working with Medical Documents
      1. Purposes of Medical Records
      2. Types of Medical Record
      3. Medical Transcriptionist/Medical Scribe
      4. Electronic Signatures
    11. Medical Billing and Coding: An Overview
      1. Health Insurance Terms
      2. Private and Government-Sponsored Insurers
      3. Code Sets: ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, HCPCS Level II
      4. CMS-1500 and UB-04
      5. Electronic Claims
      6. Pre-authorizations
      7. Medical Necessity
      8. Explanation of Benefits (EOBs)
      9. Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
      10. Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN)
    12. Daily Financial Practices
      1. Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
      2. Provider Fees
      3. Improving Patient Payments
      4. Claims Denial Strategies
      5. Practice Management Software
      6. Managing Patient Accounts
      7. Petty Cash
    13. The Administrative Medical Assistant as Office Manager
      1. Qualities of an Office Manager
      2. Job Duties
      3. Policy & Procedure Manual
      4. Staff Meetings
      5. Physician Credentialing
      6. Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)
      7. Practice Websites
      FINAL
  3. Medical Billing and Coding
    1. Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding
      1. Career Opportunities
      2. Personal and Technical Qualifications
      3. Employment Settings
      4. Telecommunications
      5. Professional Certifications
    2. Introduction to Health Insurance
      1. Health Insurance Terminology
      2. Commercial and Government Payers
      3. Healthcare Documentation
      4. Electronic Health Record
    3. Managed Healthcare
      1. Types of Reimbursement
      2. Managed Care Providers
      3. Managed Care Models
      4. Consumer-Directed Health Plans
    4. Revenue Cycle Management
      1. Phases of Revenue Cycle Management
      2. Encounter Form, Chargemaster
      3. Insurance Claim Cycle
      4. New Patient Registration
      5. Collection Practices
    5. Legal Aspects of Health Insurance and Reimbursement
      1. Laws Affecting Healthcare
      2. Protected Health Information
      3. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
      4. Fraud and Abuse in Medical Billing and Coding
      5. Release of Information
    6. ICD-10-CM Coding
      1. Overview of ICD-10-CM
      2. Key Features
      3. Organization of the Codebook
      4. Index to Diseases and Injuries
      5. Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
      6. Coding Conventions
      7. Official Guidelines
    7. CPT Coding
      1. Overview of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)
      2. Category I, Category II, and Category III Codes
      3. Organization of the Codebook
      4. Main CPT Sections
      5. Evaluation and Management
      6. Anesthesia
      7. Surgery
      8. Radiology
      9. Pathology and Laboratory
      10. Medicine
      11. Code Modifiers
    8. HCPCS Level II Coding
      1. Overview of HCPCS Level II
      2. Organization of the Codebook
      3. Durable Medical Equipment
    9. ICD-10-PCS Coding
      1. Overview of ICD-10-PCS
      2. Code Structure
      3. Definitions
      4. Index
      5. Code Tables
      6. Coding Steps
    10. Pharmacology for Coders
      1. Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics
      2. Routes of Administration
      3. Drug Classifications
      4. Prescription Drugs and Over-the-Counter Drugs
      5. Controlled Substances
      6. Medication Lists and the Electronic Health Record
      MIDTERM
    11. Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)
      1. Deficiencies in Documentation
      2. Medical Necessity
      3. Auditing
      4. Coding From Patient Documentation
    12. Insurance Claims
      1. National Uniform Claim Committee
      2. CMS-1500 Claim Form
      3. Patient and Insured Information
      4. Physician or Supplier Information
      5. UB-04 Claim Form
    13. Commercial Insurance
      1. Individual/Group Health Insurance, Automobile, Disability, Liability, Workers' Compensation
      2. Completing Commercial Health Insurance Claims
    14. Blue Cross Blue Shield
      1. History of BCBS
      2. Types of BCBS Plans
      3. Participating/Nonparticipating Providers
      4. BCBS Billing and Payment Guidelines
    15. Medicare
      1. Medicare Eligibility
      2. Medicare Part A, B, C, and D
      3. National Coverage Determinations/Local Coverage Determinations
      4. Participating/Nonparticipating Providers
      5. Physician Fee Schedule
      6. Medicare Billing and Payment Guidelines/NCCI
    16. Medicaid, CHIP, TRICARE, Workers' Compensation
      1. Medicaid
      2. Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
      3. TRICARE
      4. Workers' Compensation
    17. Certification
      1. Selecting the Right Certification
      2. Study Strategies for the Certification Exam
      3. Prior to the Exam
      4. Morning of the Exam
      5. During the Exam
    18. How to Find a Job in Medical Billing and Coding
      1. Formulating Your Career Goals
      2. What Employers Want
      3. Showcasing Your Skills
      4. Resume Tips
      5. Cover Letter Tips
      6. Interview Questions
  4. FINAL

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