MEDICAL ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE II

  • Program: Medical Assistant
  • Course: Medical Assistant Administrative II
  • Course #: MAST2015
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course strengthens the knowledge and skills covered in Medical Assistant Administrative I. Students are introduced to clinic billing, coding, clinic accounting, health insurance, and written communication.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Coordinate appointment scheduling
Illustrate the purpose of medical records
Compose types of written communication
Examine role of filing in the ambulatory care setting
Investigate medical insurance coding procedures
Investigate financial management of the ambulatory care setting
Model professionalism in the ambulatory care setting
Manage appointments
Process insurance claims
Perform bookkeeping procedures
Demonstrate proficiency in administrative functions of Total Practice Management System
Identify professional and regulatory requirements for documentation
Identify trend of computerized documentation
Practice methods of documentation

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MAST1015
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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