Medical Admin Assist (POFM)

POFM 1317
Medical Administrative Support

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course is instruction in medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, telephone communications, coding, billing, collecting, and third party reimbursement.

Prerequisite: Program Chair approval.

POFM 1400
Basic Medical Coding

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course is the presentation and application of basic coding rules, principles, guidelines, and conventions utilizing various coding systems.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and Program Chair approval.

POFM 2310
Intermediate Medical Coding

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course is the assignment and application of various coding guidelines with emphasis on physician billing and regulatory requirements. Includes code selection for Evaluation and Management (E/M) and Medical/Surgical cases.

Prerequisites: Completion of the previous semester courses with a grade of "C" or better and Program Chair approval.