Medical Administrative Assistant
A Medical Administration Assistant can perform the duties needed to run the front office of a doctor’s or other medical facilities. It is a significant role in the healthcare industry! This certification training program will prepare you to work in this rapidly growing industry and help secure a better career for you and your family. Upon completion of the program and earning the certification, you will be eligible to apply for a wide variety of jobs such as patient services representative/care coordinator, medical office administration/specialist, medical secretary, medical receptionist, medical billing specialist, and more. The estimated salary ranges from $28,490 to $41,460, and can be higher for experienced employees.
Billing & Coding
Medical coding and billing specialists review patient medical records and assign codes to diagnoses and procedures performed. The codes are then used to bill insurance and other third-party payers (such as Medicare or Medicaid) as well as the patient. Most medical coding and billing jobs require professionals to work on-site for hospitals, clinics, physicians, and a variety of other healthcare facilities.
Electronic Health Records
The Healthcare employee with training in Electronic Health Records Specialists performs routine clerical and organizational tasks. EHR will become the primary means of documenting, transmitting, and securing patient information. A basic knowledge of medical terminology, electronic health records, and hospital or laboratory procedures is preferred. The nation is entering a new era of health care where providers must use electronic health records to improve patients’ health and the way health care is delivered in this country. Healthcare employees with EHR training may find employment in hospitals, chiropractors, medical and dental offices.