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Patient Administration


The Patient Administration Course (PAC) is a four week resident training program that provides entry level training in Patient Administration to eligible MSC officers, senior enlisted, and mid-level to senior civilian personnel working in either the managed care or operational environment. Additionally, the subject matter covered is relevant for MSC officers or senior enlisted standing watch as CDO/AOD/OOD. Topic areas include:
  • Eligibility
  • Patient Movement
  • Health Service Support
  • Medical Boards
  • Personnel Management
  • HIPAA
  • Suitability Screening/EFMP
  • Admissions/Dispositions
  • Health Information Management (medical records, coding, data integrity)
  • Decedent Affairs
  • TRICARE
  • Medical/Legal Issues
  • AHLTA

Eligibility

Assignment or projected assignment to a Patient Administration Department in the following grades: MSC active 0-1 to 0-3; MSC reserves 0-1 to 0-4; Enlisted E-7 to E-9; and civilian personnel GS-6 to GS-11. XO, OIC or DFA endorsement signature is required on nomination form.
 
TRICARE Fundamentals Online Public Course is no longer required, but students are strongly encouraged to take it:
http://www.tricare.mil/tricareu/CertificationCourses.aspx.
Click on TRICARE Fundamentals Certification Course and register; Submit copy of Completion Certificate via email attachment to Course Director.
Funding/Billeting
NMPDC provides full funding for Active Duty. NMPDC is not authorized to fund rental cars. Active Duty billeting is at contract hotel with reservations made by NMPDC. SELRES are funded by RESCEN, billeting reservations are made by member.
 
 
 

FY16 Classes, Dates, and Nomination Due Dates

 

Course Title
Course Number
Course Start Date
Course End Date
Nom Due Date
PAC
17-10
23-Jan-17
17-Feb-17
21-Nov-16
PAC
17-20
24-Apr-17
19-May-17
27-Feb-17
PAC
17-30
10-Jul-17
04-Aug-17
08-May-17

 

 
 

NOMINATION SUBMISSION     CLICK HERE

 
Course Nominations are now
easier than ever to submit.
Click the NOMINATION SUBMISSION Link above and follow the
on-screen instructions 
For Nomination Submission problems and/or feedback please contact send email with screenshot to:
 
Contact the Course Director
LT Keith Laffman, MSC, USN
Office: (301) 319-8051
Fax: (301) 295-1292
 
Course Training Specialist
Ms. Sarah Prescott
Office: (301) 295-2355
Fax: (301) 295-1292
 
Training Site: WRNMMC Bethesda, Bldg 1,  Room 1730

Course Data

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Classes/yr: 3
  • Seats/class: 25
  • Seats/yr: 75

Course Coordinator

  • CIN#: B-6I-0002
  • SPMS Code: PTADMIN

 

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