The Medical Manager

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  • Copyright: 2000-09-22
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Now in a Windows environment, this learning system introduces students to The Medical Manager, the best-selling commercial computerized medical office management software in the healthcare industry. The purpose of The Medical Manager Student Edition, Version 9.20 is to familiarize students with computerized medical account management and to help them develop the confidence and skills necessary to become a successful medical office assistant. Each section builds step-by-step on the knowledge gained from the previous unit, while introducing concepts that will be covered later in the text. Challenging practice exercises provide students with opportunities to apply this knowledge. Please Note - Requires Medical Manager Student Edition Classroom software, ISBN 0-7668-2874-3, sold separately. (KEYWORDS: Medical Manager, manager, management, medical account management)

Table of Contents

Prefacep. V
Learning Made Easyp. v
Changes in This Editionp. vi
Supplementary Itemsp. vi
Installation Requirementsp. vi
A Few Words of Advicep. vii
Conclusionp. vii
About the Authorp. vii
A Few Words of Acknowledgementp. viii
Today's Medical Officep. 1
Flow of Information in a Medical Officep. 1
Insurance Paymentsp. 5
Role of Computers in Today's Medical Officep. 9
The Medical Manager Softwarep. 9
Using the Medical Managerp. 13
Starting up the Medical Managerp. 13
The Medical Manager Windowp. 15
Navigating the Medical Manager Softwarep. 16
Special Keys for Entering or Editing Datap. 19
The Main Menup. 21
Exiting and Reentering the Medical Manager Softwarep. 23
The File Maintenance Menup. 24
The Point and Select Featurep. 26
Entering Referring Doctor Informationp. 28
Applying Your Knowledgep. 30
Support Filesp. 30
Daily Files Backupp. 44
Fatal Error Messagesp. 46
Building Your Patient Filep. 49
New Patient Entryp. 49
Guarantor Informationp. 52
Additional Screensp. 58
Posting Your Entriesp. 103
Procedure Entryp. 103
Retrieving an Accountp. 105
Posting an Accountp. 106
Posting Ailment Detailsp. 122
Printing Daily Reportsp. 135
Editing Prior Entriesp. 142
Units 1-4 Concepts Evaluationp. 157
Office Management/Appointment Schedulingp. 159
Making and Canceling Appointmentsp. 159
Daily List of Appointmentsp. 175
Entering and Printing Hospital Rounds and Reportsp. 177
Finding Procedure Codes for Hospital Visitsp. 180
Advancing the Datep. 188
Practice Managementp. 191
Billing Routinesp. 191
Insurance Billing Worksheetp. 192
Insurance Billing Processp. 197
Posting Payments and Adjustmentsp. 201
Report Generationp. 251
Types of Reportsp. 251
Reference List of Options Available for Guarantors' Financial Summaryp. 253
Patient Billingp. 264
Reference List of Available Options for Patient Statement Routinesp. 265
System Utilitiesp. 268
Reference List of Available Options for the General Ledger/Distribution Reportp. 270
Advanced Functionsp. 275
Unique Paymentsp. 275
Aging Reportp. 287
Display Patient Datap. 293
Period Close and Period Close with Purgep. 306
Comprehensive Exercisep. 309
Tomorrow's Medical Officep. 317
Managed Carep. 317
Multipractice Service Organizationsp. 321
Electronic Data Interchangep. 322
Electronic Medical Recordsp. 324
Conclusionp. 327
Glossaryp. 329
Indexp. 351
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