MAST2015 Medical Assistant Administrative II

This course strengthens the knowledge and skills covered in Medical Assistant Administrative I. Students are introduced to clinic billing, coding, clinic accounting, health insurance, and written communication.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Coordinate appointment scheduling
Illustrate the purpose of medical records
Compose types of written communication
Examine role of filing in the ambulatory care setting
Investigate medical insurance coding procedures
Investigate financial management of the ambulatory care setting
Model professionalism in the ambulatory care setting
Manage appointments
Process insurance claims
Perform bookkeeping procedures
Demonstrate proficiency in administrative functions of Total Practice Management System
Identify professional and regulatory requirements for documentation
Identify trend of computerized documentation
Practice methods of documentation

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Eden Prairie Campus:  952-995-1300

Credit Details