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Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA exam)

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Language: English

Description: Medical administrative assistants primarily work in doctor’s offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals, and other healthcare settings. Medical administrative assistants, medical secretaries, and medical records clerks are all positions in great demand. The growth and
the complexity of the U.S. healthcare system have resulted in a substantial increase in the need for qualified medical administrative assistants. Employment of a medical assistant is expected to grow an impressive 34% by 2018.

The Medical Administrative Assistant Program, offered by our accredited school partners, covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. A great course for physicians medical office professionals!

This program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well-rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills students require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career. This course covers the following key areas and topics:
• History and background of the medical assisting profession
• Interpersonal skills, medical ethics, and basic medical law
• Telephone techniques and skills for scheduling appointments
• Medical terminology
• Basics of insurance billing and coding
• Medical records management and management of practice finances

Medical Administrative Assistant Detailed Course Information:
• An overview of the healthcare industry and expectations for a healthcare professional
• Role of the medical administrative assistant
• History of medicine, medicine and the law, medical malpractice, medical ethics, and medical practice specialties
• Ethical and legal issues, fraud abuse, and compliance
• Office and patient communication techniques, appointment scheduling and general office duties
• Technology in the healthcare environment
• Basic terminology used in the medical office
• Medical records management, confidentiality of the medical record, initiating a medical record for a new client and filing reports in the medical record
• HIPAA review and patient bill of rights and confidentiality
• Financial and practice management
• Health insurance coverage, and billing and coding procedures
• Professional fees, billing and collecting procedures, accounting systems and credit arrangements
• Medical accounting, financial statements, cost analysis, and budgets for the medical practice
• Specimen collection, laboratory safety and federal and state regulations
• Assisting with medical emergencies
• Career development

Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

Instructor Description: This course provides students with certified, skilled facilitators to guide them through their learning experience. Facilitators who are well trained in a unique mastery methodology and provide one-on-one instruction to their students to ensure mastery of the course material. The course facilitator is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Facilitators also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.

Certification: Students who complete this program will have the opportunity to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).

Requirements
Students will recieve these textbooks with their program:
• Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant, 7e
• Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant Student Workbook, 7e

Class Details

Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Tuition: 

$2,995.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online