This program is designed to equip you with the skills necessary to provide excellent administrative support in an office environment and the knowledge to achieve the Certified Medical Administration Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) certifications.
National certifications prove that you have the expertise to perform routine administrative tasks to help keep the physician's offices and clinics running efficiently. You will acquire a basic understanding of medical diagnoses and procedures to gain the advantage in the billing and coding market.
This 19-week online certification program provides comprehensive training in areas including Medical Office Procedures and Administration, Human Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Medical Office Computer Applications, and Insurance Billing and Coding Essentials. Upon completion of the program, you will be skilled
in areas of Medical Office Administration and Medical Insurance Reimbursement, and prepared for dual healthcare certifications (CMAAand CBCS), increasing your marketability in the field and allowing for greater flexibility in your career path. Throughout your enrollment, our highly skilled, trained and certified Student Support Advisors are there to provide ongoing support and assist you with subject matter inquiries.
High School Diploma or GED
- Understand basic human anatomy and terminology utilized in
the medical office
- Comply with HIPAA/HITECH, OSHA, CMS and other
healthcare regulations and laws
- Appropriately schedule patient services, understand
insurance coverage and perform other medical front office
- Differentiate between CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10-CM, HCPCS
codes and know how to file a claim
- Comprehend payment adjudication, various claim statuses,
and the resubmission process
Medical Front Office Assistant
Medical Office Management
Medical Billing Specialist
Medical Insurance Specialist
Health Care Administrator
Patient Care Coordinator
CMAA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
CACS Certified Billing and Coding Specialist