Computerized Medical Office Procedures - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781455726202, 9780323228817

Computerized Medical Office Procedures

4th Edition

Authors: William Larsen
Paperback ISBN: 9781455726202
eBook ISBN: 9780323228817
eBook ISBN: 9781455726226
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 2nd December 2013
Page Count: 328

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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!

Key Features

  • Hands-on practice using Medisoft® Version 18 familiarizes you with the professional practice management software you'll use on the job. Medisoft sold separately.
  • An engaging, conversational writing style makes difficult concepts easier to understand, with information presented in small, easy-to-digest segments.
  • Step-by-step procedures include screenshots to guide you through each administrative task.
  • Day-by-Day Simulations provide you with two weeks of hands-on experience similar to working in a real-world medical office.
  • Reminders at the end of each chapter ask you to back up your data, for good data management practice.
  • Checking Your Understanding reviews and hands-on Putting It into Practice activities are provided at the end of each chapter to ensure that you meet learning objectives.
  • Information on backing up and restoring data prepares you for any power outages or electronic malfunctions.

Table of Contents

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


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About the Author

William Larsen

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Assistant Program Coordinator, National American University