ICDC College’s Medical Office Management Fast-Track Diploma program trains students in medical office administration, as well as how to run the business side of any hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility under the supervision of a senior-level medical manager.
Effective medical office management is essential to helping doctors, nurses, and other medical care professionals provide excellent patient care. With a Fast-Track Diploma in hand, you’ll help keep the business operations or front office functions of the medical industry running smoothly.
ICDC College’s program blends three business areas: office management, billing, and accounting. The Medical Office Management Fast-Track Diploma program equips students with the medical, administrative, ethical, and legal skills they’ll need to properly manage a medical office or facility. Students will become proficient in handling various types of insurance coverage and billing, including the requirements for Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial accounts.
Medical billing courses will show students how to recognize and use codes such as CPT and ICD-9. Upon successful completion of their Medical Office Management training, students will be able to identify all body systems and functions.
The Fast-Track Diploma program includes medical billing classes and bookkeeping courses. Additional key topic areas covered in class include:
- Computerized medical billing and coding
- Bookkeeping fundamentals
- Medical office procedures
- Medical law and ethics
Enroll in our online Medical Office Management Fast-Track Diploma program today! Earning your online Diploma allows you educational flexibility. You can attend classes from anywhere at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ICDC College lets you get your education on the go, and is tailored to fit your busy lifestyle.
Once the enrollment process is complete, ICDC College provides the tools you need to succeed, such as online coursework, textbooks/e-books and a new laptop computer* – all of which are included in the cost of your tuition! Your next step is to log in and learn.
Career Services assistance is provided by ICDC College upon completion of the program.Certain restrictions may apply for enrollment.
*Laptops and books/e-books included with tuition, online students only. Conditions apply, limited time offer.
Graduates of ICDC College’s online Medical Office Management Fast-Track Diploma program may work in the business side of virtually any branch of the medical field, from primary and specialty care, to mental healthcare or urgent care, occupational medicine, physical therapy, and sports medicine, among others.
Graduates of the online Fast-Track Diploma program in Medical Office Management have a variety of employment options to choose from, including:
- Hospitals and Clinics
- Private Physician Offices and Medical Groups
- State-Governed Facilities
- Home Healthcare and Outpatient Care
- Assisted Living Facilities and Rehabilitation Centers
ICDC College offers its graduates an employment preparation course prior to graduation, to assist in finding sources of employment, preparing an effective résumé and interviewing techniques.
Medical Office Management graduates may be qualified for entry-level employment in:
Administrative Assistant: As an administrative assistant, you would typically schedule patient appointments, prepare patient charts and exam rooms, monitor patient flow, and assist physicians and nurses with exams. Your duties might also include reviewing and coding charge slips, submitting insurance claims and performing general office duties.
Patient Coordinator: As a patient coordinator, you would typically work with patients in a front-office environment, greeting, registering, directing and scheduling them. The coordinator serves as the liaison between the patients and the medical support staff, and duties generally include preparing and processing medical charts and paperwork for new patients, updating/correcting patient information in the medical record system, reviewing paperwork and physicians’ notes with patients at time of discharge.
Central Intake Clerk: In this role, you would enter patient referrals into a computer system, and verify patient insurance information, including Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance. You would make phone calls to agencies and related sources to verify medical coverage. You might also research and coordinate licensing updates and renewals for any specialists on staff.
Patient Admitting Representative: In this role, you would be responsible for assisting the medical staff with prompt treatment of patients by helping to complete the patient admitting process. You would register all patients by accurately compiling their complete information, using hospital records, medical documents, and other forms. This position requires attention to detail for timely reimbursement. You would be expected to communicate with physicians, nurses, and all hospital staff to ensure good workflow in a busy environment.
Medical Records Clerk: As a medical records clerk, you would typically be responsible for handling a variety of clerical functions in a medical setting, including filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning, and transcribing. You might also be expected to coordinate mail delivery, bar code and label patient charts, perform quality assurance of outpatient charts, sort reports, pull and deliver charts, answer phones, and direct patients to the appropriate departments.
The Medical Office Management Fast-Track Diploma program is available at the following campus locations:
- Huntington Park
- Van Nuys
Completion of the accredited courses provided in ICDC College’s online Medical Office Management Fast-Track Diploma program prepares graduates to effectively contribute to the management of business processes in a medical office, hospital, clinic or healthcare facility.
Some topics included in the Medical Office Management program are:
- Anatomy and Medical Terminology
- Medical Billing Procedures
- Insurance Forms
- Computerized Billing
- Applied Accounting
- Medical Office Procedures
- Medical Law and Ethics