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Office Technology

The classes listed under “Office Technology” were formerly listed under “Office Information Systems.”

OFTECH 26, Medical Coding/Billing 3    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 25.

This course develops further skills in medical coding/billing. Students develop skills in applying CPT, HCPCS LEVEL II and ICD-9-CM codes to the following specialty areas: General Surgery II, Radiology Section, Pathology/Laboratory Section, The Medicine Section and Level II National Codes, HCPCS, and ICD9-CM Coding. Emphasis is on using reference materials for medicine and inpatient hospital-based coding; filing health insurance claim forms; and billing, collection, and payment procedures.

1601   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 1601 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 28, Electronic Health Records    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 20.

This course discusses terminology, concepts, and procedures related to electronic health records and provides hands-on applications. Topics of study include advantages, core functions, data sources, workflow, coding standards, and privacy and security regulations of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Students use EHR software to input patient data, create patient records, document office visits, order prescriptions and lab tests, and perform other tasks involved in patient care and management.

1602   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 1602 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.