Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AHMA 230 - Advanced Medical Office Procedures

Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): AHMS 220 .
An advanced course intended to train medical assisting students in the administrative procedures currently used in medical offices including, but not limited to, coding, processing of insurance claims, and EMR. Students will also be taught introductory skills of becoming a medical scribe while using current technology. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Define and utilize coding as it applies to medical assisting.
  • Define and utilize insurance billing procedures as they apply to medical assisting.
  • Apply third-party reimbursement concepts as they apply to medical assisting.
  • Utilize current technology as required in a medical office.
  • Apply “meaningful use” in medical assisting practices as it relates to EHR.

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