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OAT 116 - Introduction to the Medical Office

Credits: 2
Introduces basic medical office processes. Includes medical recordkeeping, scheduling, and patient registration. Also introduces basic accounting procedures including journalizing, posting, banking, and payroll.

Prerequisite(s): MATH LEVEL 2 and READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of basic medical office processes.
    1. Prepare a daily schedule.
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of how state and federal regulations apply to medical processes.
    3. Participate in mock patient interactions.
    4. Evaluate billing information that applies to a claim form.
    5. Enter patient registration demographics.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of medical office accounting concepts and processes.
    1. List and define the functions of accounting.
    2. Record medical transactions in the basic accounting equation.
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of how revenue, expenses, and withdrawals affect the accounting equation.
    4. Generate financial statements from prepared accounts.
    5. Journalize petty cash transactions.
    6. Calculate payroll and produce earning records.
  3. Analyze and record patient transactions.
    1. Use a medical recordkeeping system to enter patient-care transactions including charges, payments, adjustments, and transfers.
    2. Balance a daysheet, complete end-of-day calculations, and produce a bank deposit.
    3. Generate a daily report.
  4. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.
    1. Participate in class.
    2. Follow written and oral directions.
    3. Complete and submit assignments on time.
    4. Participate constructively in activities.
  5. Analyze and record patient transactions.
    1. Create and use patient accounts
    2. Use a pegboard system to enter patient-care transactions including charges, payments, adjustments, and transfers
    3. Balance a daysheet, complete end-of-day calculations, and produce a bank deposit



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