Administrative Medical Assistant

Receive advanced training in coding, billing, transcription, health records, and medical accounting software.

Degree Options Associate, Certificate
Locations Lewiston

This field has a projected growth rate of 23 percent over the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in part because of the aging baby boomer population in need of medical services. Students will receive a significant part of their instruction in medical field experience in cooperation with local medical facilities. Administrative medical assistants are responsible for the everyday happenings in a clinical office. They use their knowledge and understanding of medical terminology and insurance procedures to act as a liaison between the patient and the insurance agency.

Related Careers

• Transcriptionist, $36,400
• Medical administrative assistant, $45,870
• Medical Coder, $37,500
• Insurance claims, policy processing clerk, $41,090
• Insurance billing clerk, $38,460
• Bill and account collector, $37,650
• Medical records technician, $37,500

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

“Lewis-Clark State College enhanced my opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the medical field. The professors and support staff guided me toward the Administrative Medical Assistant program which would lead me to become a certified professional coder," Christie Eacker, AAS, BAS

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