Get more practice with medical assisting competencies and test your critical thinking skills! Designed to reinforce your understanding of Kinn's The Administrative Medical Assistant: An Applied Learning Approach, 8th Edition by Alexandra P. Adams, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of exercises to help you master CAAHEP and ABHES competencies and prepare for your career in medical assisting.
A variety of exercises
test your knowledge and critical thinking skills, including vocabulary review, multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false questions.
The most currentcontent and competencies associated with CAAHEP and ABHES are included, such as emergency preparedness, patient education, and documentation.
Procedure checklists allow you to tear out each sheet and submit to your instructor for evaluation.
Additional exercises enhance learning with skills and concepts, word puzzles, case studies, workplace applications, and Internet activities.
Work documentation proves to your instructor and to accrediting organizations that you have completed each competency.
New to this Edition
UPDATED coverage of the Electronic Health Record ensures that you are familiar with the technology you'll use on the job.
UPDATED content reflects revisions to the Kinn's The Administrative Medical Assistant, 8th Edition textbook.
Expanded coverage of emergency preparednesshelps you meet specificCAAHEP and ABHES requirements.
Unit Three: Health Information in the Medical Office
The Paper Medical Record
The Electronic Medical Record
Health Information Management
Privacy in the Physician's Office
Unit Four: Billing and Coding Procedures
Basics of Diagnostic Coding
Basics of Procedure Coding
Basics of Health Insurance
The Health Insurance Claim Form
Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting
Unit Five: Financial and Practice Management
Banking Services and Procedures
Management of Practice Finances
Medical Practice Management and Human Resources
Medical Practice Marketing and Customer Service
Unit Six: Assisting with Medical Specialties
Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies
Unit Seven: Career Development
Career Development and Life Skills
By Alexandra Patricia Adams, BBA, RMA, CMA (AAMA), MA, Adjunct Instructor, Everest College, Arlington Midcities Campus, Arlington, TX; Professional Writer, Grand Prairie, TX; Formerly, Director of Admissions, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX; Formerly, Program Director, Medical Assisting/HIM Programs, Ultrasound Diagnostic School, Irving, TX