Registration Basics (Medi-Cal)

Registration is the process of capturing a patient’s demographic, financial, and clinical information to establish an encounter for a patient visit. Accurate registration is crucial for effective care delivery, service documentation, charge capture, and billing.

  • Identify the importance of an effective registration
  • Name key components of registration processes
  • Identify the various forms a patient may encounter during registration
  • Name considerations of inpatient, outpatient, and ED (emergency department) registrations
  • Choose how to resolve various registration-related scenarios

Additional Information

Advance Preparation: None

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Basic

Delivery Method: Self-study

CPE Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge


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