Credit Courses

(MOA) Medical Office Assistant

MOA 101 - Medical Ethics and Office Procedures (3 credits)
Prerequisites: BIO 103, CSW 100 (unless waived by program coordinator), ENG 101, MAT 135, PSY 101
Focuses on administrative skills necessary for work in a medical office. Includes communicating with patients, telephone management, organizing and maintaining records, coordinating appointments, and legal and ethical issues. Students use medical management software for scheduling and records management. 3 lecture hours

MOA 103 - Medical Billing and Coding Procedures (3 credits)
Prerequisites: BIO 103, CSW 100 (unless waived by program coordinator), ENG 101, MAT 135, PSY 101
Extensive coverage of CPT and ICD-9-CM coding procedures. Students learn to abstract information from the patient record and combine it with reimbursement and coding guidelines to optimize physician payment. 2 lecture/2 laboratory hours

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