Administrative medical assistants are skilled multi-taskers who direct the flow of patients through an office. Effective patient flow allows the practice to operate efficiently, increase revenue, and provide a positive experience for the patient.
This program offers valuable training in medical office management and legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field, including HIPAA compliance and third-party guidelines for filing insurance claims. You will gain hands-on, practical experience in medical billing and coding and work with the main coding manual ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II. You will learn how to code diagnoses, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.
Medical Terminology is the language of medicine. You will study word parts and the structures and functions of the human body. You will also study disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune.
You'll also have the option to complete the all-new Career Roadmap lesson for Medical Billing and Coding. This lesson will help you find, land, and keep a job in your new field. These job-finding and job-landing skills will serve you now and throughout the rest of your career.
Upon completion of this program, you’ll be well prepared to find your place in this rewarding healthcare career. You will also be able to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam, offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA), the registration fees for both exams are included with this program.
This program will also prepare you to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam and the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.
This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive twelve (12) months to complete this program.