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Facilitator Information Kimberly Matewski kmatewski@email.phoenix,edu (University of Phoenix) kmatewski@comcast.net (Personal) 413-584-8498 (Eastern) Facilitator Availability I tend to be online and post to the classroom in the evenings and sometimes early mornings Eastern Standard Time. The best time to reach me is between 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday mornings. If these times are not convenient for you, please let me know and I will be happy to accommodate your schedule, if possible. I provide you with these times to make it easier to communicate with me, and not to limit our contact. I want you to know that, should you need to contact me outside these time frames, you should not hesitate to do so. For emergencies, when you are not able to gain access to messages on the Online Learning System (OLS), please send a message to my personal email address. In the event a third party needs to contact me, please direct them to my contact information listed under "facilitator information." No third party should use your login credentials to gain access to the classroom. For emergencies, when you are not able to gain access to messages on the Online Learning System (OLS), please send a message to my personal email address. In the event a third party needs to contact me, please direct them to my contact information listed under "facilitator information." No third party should use your login credentials to gain access to the classroom. Course Topics & Objectives Week One: The Medical Billing Process Indicate factors that influence electronic medical record (EMR) adoption. Identify medical billing terminology. Week Two: The Medical Office and HIPAA Describe the role of HIPAA as it relates to information technology (IT) in the medical office. Discuss the advantages of using computerized medical records. Summarize the major applications of IT in medical offices. Week Three: Introduction to Medisoft Describe the role of HIPAA as it relates to information technology (IT) in the medical office. Discuss the advantages of using computerized medical records. Summarize the major applications of IT in medical offices. Week Four: Entering Information Create a patient record using Medisoft. Identify when to start a case. Week Five: Change Transactions and Payments Explain functions of the Transaction Entry dialog box. Complete procedure charges using Medisoft. Week Six : Insurance Claims, Payments, and Statements Perform various claim functions. Apply an insurance payment to a patient claim. Produce a patient statement. Week Seven: Collections Discuss the payment collection process. ... View Full Document

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