WM511 Practice Management I
3 Units/30 Hours
This course will provide an overview of basic daily clinic management skills to establish a successful clinical practice. Topics discussed include front office procedures, ethics, legal responsibilities, record keeping, insurance billing, and collection procedures, reimbursement and collections, lease agreements, risk management, licensing, and permit and professional liability insurance. This course will demonstrate coding procedures for current procedural and diagnostic codes, including current procedural terminology (CPT) and international classification of diseases (ICD-11) diagnostic codes for record-keeping and insurance billing. We will discuss proper business written communications with peers and others. We will learn regulatory compliance and jurisprudence (federal, Nevada, and California, municipal laws), including OSHA, labor code, Americans with Disability Act (ADA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), and human resources.