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With this easy-to-follow, hands-on guide, you will be completely prepared for your first medical assisting job. Computerized Medical Office Procedures, a Worktext Using Medisoft Version 14 covers the most common administrative and financial functions that a medical assistant performs. Step-by-step procedures walk you through basic tasks - everything from how to input patient information to appointment scheduling to billing insurance companies to accounting procedures - and more. Concepts are presented in small, easy-to-digest segments, and a two-week simulation lets you apply the skills you have learned. Written by educator William D. Larsen, this book helps you develop the front-office competencies you need!
New to This Edition
- Collections in the Medical Office chapter covers the use of Medisoft to perform such tasks as creating collection letters, entering a tickler item, and printing collection trace reports.
- The Elsevier Clinic may be used in performing Medisoft tasks.
- Reminders at the end of each chapter help you develop the useful habit of backing up your data.
- New HOW TO document on the Evolve website explains how to save printed assignments as PDF files so you can e-mail assignments to instructors.
- Easy-to-read, conversational writing style makes it easy to follow and understand even difficult concepts.
- Step-by-step procedures with accompanying computer screens guide you through each administrative task.
- Learning objectives emphasize the most important points to help you get the most out of each chapter.
- Checking Your Understanding helps you review the key points of each chapter.
- Putting It into Practice activities make it easy to apply software concepts.
- Day-by-Day Simulations provide you with experience similar to working in a real-world medical office.
- Medisoft software offers hands-on practice with a real-world practice management system. Sold separately.
By William D. Larsen, MBA, CMA, Medical Assistant Program Coordinator, National American University