Medical Assistant Program
The Administrative Medical Assistant
program prepares students to work in a medical office, clinic, hospital,
public health agency, or insurance setting. Students receive
advanced-level training in diagnostic and procedural coding, insurance
billing, transcription, and medical accounting software use.
Graduates of the program may be hired as physician office managers,
transcriptionists, insurance billers/coders, and receptionists.
Duties of a administrative medical
assistant employee can include scheduling appointments and surgeries,
preparing and maintaining medical records, ordering supplies, obtaining
referral and surgery pre-authorizations, entering medical charges and
remittances, preparing insurance billing, transcribing patient encounters,
preparing financial reports, and even credits and collection procedures.
Employees in the administrative medical assistant field must be flexible
and prepared to adapt to changes that occur in the health industry, such
as procedural code revision or software and equipment