Medical Practice/Facility Business Management

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
2006
Program Code
MPFBM.AB
Degree Type
Associate in Business
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Corinne Asher: 313-845-9867, casher@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-325

Program Description

Description

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.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • 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.

Admission Requirements

Additional Program Requirements

Students must complete a Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen per Michigan Public Health Code 20713.

General Education

Category 7
Complete any 3 credit hours.
Credit Hours
3.00

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
70.00