medical office manager

Medical Office Manager

With Meditec's Medical Office Manager program, you will develop the skills necessary to succeed as a medical services manager. We consult with industry experts to ensure you learn everything needed to excel in your chosen path.

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Why Get A Medical Office Manager Training?

A medical office management career is a good fit for those interested in managing others, being the boss, working in an office, helping others, variety, and challenges. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 303,000 medical and health services managers in 2010. Medical office managers are employed in organizations, such as

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Group medical practices

Medical businesses need employees to handle the daily business activities. They value employees with varied skills, including billing and coding knowledge, financial management, policy and procedure development, and employee management. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active longer, it is no surprise that this career has very strong growth potential in the coming years.

Become a Certified Medical Office Manager

This program course will help develop the skills necessary to learn medical business office management and succeed in this field. We consult with industry experts to ensure you learn everything needed to excel in your chosen path. Our online courses will teach you to:

  • Assign codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Submit claims for reimbursement
  • Manage the office & its finances
  • Handle human resource & marketing tasks

Set Yourself Apart

With the competitive job market, you want to have an edge over the competition. Through Meditec’s partnership with National Healthcareer Association (NHA), you can prepare for nationally recognized certifications. Passing a NHA exam, gives you several possible advantages:

  • More career opportunities
  • Increased pay rate
  • Being a subject matter expert
  • Post-nominal letters (initials after your name)

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Program Description:

Medical Office Management involves managing the daily operations of a medical/healthcare facility. This course introduces you to the overall business operations of a medical office. You will learn the specifics of the role of a medical office manager. These include personnel management, vendor management, front office management, as well as billing and payment management. You will also learn about medical records and the importance of the computerization of a medical office. This course is valuable for all those preparing for a career as a medical office manager. Through scenarios and interactivities, this course provides you with ample opportunity to apply and practice the concepts learned, and prepares you for your role as a professional in the health insurance industry.

Program Course Details:

Medical Office Management

  • Lesson 1: Today’s Healthcare Environment
  • Lesson 2: Communications in a Medical Office
  • Lesson 3: Legal and Ethical Issues in Managing a Medical Office
  • Lesson 4: Personnel Management
  • Lesson 5: Managing the Front Office
  • Lesson 6: Appointment Scheduling
  • Lesson 7: Medical Records Management
  • Lesson 8: Regulatory Compliance in a Healthcare Setting
  • Lesson 9: Duties of a Medical Office Manager
  • Lesson 10: Use of Computers in a Medical Office
  • Lesson 11: Office Policies and Procedures
  • Lesson 12: Accounting and Payroll in a Medical Office
  • Lesson 13: Billing and Collecting
  • Lesson 14: Health Insurance
  • Lesson 15: Procedural and Diagnostic Coding
  • Lesson 16: Quality Improvement and Risk Management

Program Classroom Link:

https://lms.360training.com/lms/login.do

Program Shippable Materials:

Medical Office Management

*Note: The standard shipping process usually requires 10-14 business days within the US. Weekends or holidays do not count. International/APO/ FPO/ PO Box address may experience delays. Please be aware that your materials will not be shipped until your start date.

Program System Requirements:

Operating System:

  • Windows XP SP2 or newer

Hardware:

  • Video card
  • Sound card
  • 512 MB RAM or greater of memory

Software:

  • Microsoft Office 97 (or newer) or comparable office suite, such as OpenOffice (free download available) or LibreOffice (free download available)
  • The latest Adobe Flash Player (free download available)
  • The latest Adobe Reader/Acrobat Reader (free download available)
  • The latest Windows Media Player (free download available)
  • The latest Quick Time Player (free download available)
  • The latest Real Player (free download available)
  • The latest Shockwave Player (free download available)
  • The latest Java (free download available)

Web Browser:

  • The most recent version of browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer.
  • Cookies must be enabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Pop-ups must be enabled/allowed

Other:

  • Headphones or Speakers

Career Information:

A medical office management career is a good fit for those interested in managing others, being the boss, working in an office, helping others, variety, and challenges. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 303,000 medical and health services managers in 2010. Medical office managers are employed in organizations, such as

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Group medical practices

Medical businesses need employees to handle the daily business activities. They value employees with varied skills, including billing and coding knowledge, financial management, policy and procedure development, and employee management. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active longer, it is no surprise that this career has very strong growth potential in the coming years.

Career Information:

A medical transcription career is a good fit for those interested in medical words, grammar, typing, working from home, variety, challenges, and listening. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage for medical transcriptionists was $15.82 an hour in 2010 and many worked from home. Medical transcriptionists are employed in organizations, such as

  • Hospitals
  • Physicians’ or doctors’ offices
  • Transcription service providers
  • Self-employed

Since most encounters between a health care provider and a patient are recorded either by voice or electronically, organizations need transcriptionists to listen to the dictation and transcribe (type) it for the patient’s file. Even as voice recognition systems grow in popularity, medical transcriptionists and editors are still needed to review computer generated documents for errors. In addition to grammar and typing skills, employers look for knowledge of Latin (and Greek) word derivation, anatomy, physiology, and pharmacy. As the large baby-boomer population ages, the healthcare industry

Ana McNatt, CMT

For over 30 years, Ana has built a career in both the legal and medical fields. She has worked in the legal field for 15 years – from receptionist to paralegal and then a judicial assistant for the San Diego County Superior Court. She also spent 20 years in the medical field, starting as a nursing school student, then a clinical historian. Currently, she is a Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) and has worked as a medical transcriptionist for 13 years.

An experienced instructor, she finds tremendous satisfaction in helping students be successful in their desired career path. Born in Arizona, Ana currently resides in San Diego with her husband and is the proud mother of 4 children.

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Medical Office Manager with Medical Transcription (includes CMAA and CBCS)

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