Medical Practice/Facility Business Management
Builds on the Medical Insurance Specialist certificate and prepares students to manage the specialized business functions of a medical practice or medical facility. Course work covers medical billing, coding, and insurance claim forms as well as accounting, customer service, management, medical terminology, and effective oral and written communications. Students must complete a criminal background check and drug screen per Michigan Public Health Code 20713.
- Interpret basic financial statements
- Apply management theory to effectively supervise the human resources of an organization
- Evaluate management decisions given an organization’s relationship to the external business environment
- Creatively solve common problems in managing the business office of a medical or medical related organization
- Demonstrate effective non-verbal and verbal communication skills for a business environment
- Demonstrate effective written communication for a business environment
- Employ computer applications to perform business activities
- Prepare billing and insurance reimbursement documents to insure proper payment
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
Complete 15 credits from:
American Society, Events, Institutions and Cultures Outcome: Complete at least one course:
- ENG-235: American Literature Before 1900
- ENG-236: American Autobiography
- ENG-237: American Literature Since 1900
- CRJ-131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
- HIST-151: American History I
- HIST-152: American History II
- POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science
- SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology
- SSC-131: A Survey of the Social Sciences
Computer Literacy Outcome: Complete at least one course:
- ART-275: Advanced Projects
- BCA-140: Software Applications
- CIS-100: Introduction to Information Technology
- CIS-221: Instructional Technology for Elementary Teachers
- CIS-223: Instructional Technology for Secondary Teachers
- HCS-131: Computers in Health Care
- MFMT-103: Industrial Computer Application
- TAFD-115: Computer Applications for Skilled Trades
- CLT-100: Computer Literacy Test
Critical Thinking Outcome: Complete at least one non-activity based course numbered 100 or higher
Information Literacy and Written Communication Outcome: Take either English sequence:
Fulfill the Required Core, Required Support, and/or Elective Courses for this program.
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
Students must complete a Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen per Michigan Public Health Code 20713.