9780133430653

Administrative Medical Assisting Foundations and Practices

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    9780133430653

  • ISBN10:

    0133430650

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/27/2014
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Administrative Medical Assisting, Second Edition, provides readers with a thorough understanding of the administrative areas of medical assisting—from communication styles to insurance billing to patient safety and more. This text fully addresses the administrative competencies of both the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) for medical assisting programs. The text’s teaching and learning package includes an Instructor Resource Guide, a Student Workbook, and more.

Teaching and Learning Experience:

  • Provides extensive coverage of the administrative medical assisting profession
  • Meets the highest standards outlined by CAAHEP and ABHES, and provides all of the tools needed for student success
  • Loaded with critical thinking exercises, real-world scenarios, and learning tools throughout


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Table of Contents

SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDICAL ASSISTING PROFESSION

  1.  The History of Medicine and Health Care
  2.  Medical Assisting Certification and Scope of Practice
  3. Roles and Responsibilities of the Health Care Team
  4. Medicine and Law
  5. Medicine and Ethics
  6. Interpersonal Communication Skills
  7. Written Communication

SECTION II: ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT

  1. Telephone Procedures
  2. Front Desk Reception
  3. Scheduling
  4. Medical Records Management
  5. Electronic Health Records
  6. Computers in the Medical Office
  7. Equipment, Maintenance, and Supply Inventory
  8. Office Policies and Procedures

SECTION III: RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES IN THE MEDICAL OFFICE

  1. Handling Medical Office Emergencies

SECTION IV: PRACTICE FINANCES AND MANAGEMENT OF THE MEDICAL OFFICE

  1. Insurance Billing
  2. Diagnostic Coding
  3. Procedural Coding
  4. Billing, Collections, and Credit
  5. Payroll, Accounts Payable, and Banking Procedures
  6. Managing the Medical Office
  7. Marketing the Medical Office

SECTION V: CAREER STRATEGIES

  1. Competing in the Job Market

Appendix A: ICD-9-CM Diagnostic Coding

Appendix B: Correlation of Text to Certification Exams, ABHES Competencies, and CAAHEP Standards

Appendix C: Medical Terminology Word Parts

Appendix D: Registered Medical Assisting (RMA) Task List

Appendix E: How to Become a Successful Student

Appendix F: Translation of English-Spanish Phrases

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