Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Administrative Assistant

Free Online Information Session – Saturday, February 24, 2024; 1 – 2 PM. Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Cost:  $1,599 (includes certification exam, exam preparation materials, and certificate of completion, textbook(s) purchased separately)

Optional 80-Hour Externship: $300

Payment Plan$699 due at registration, $300 due on April 20, May 20, and June 20

Schedule: Saturdays, 12 PM – 3:30 PM, March 23, 2024 – July 20, 2024

Description:  Medical Administrative Assistants are key members of the healthcare team. In general, they are the patients’ first contact upon entering the medical office or clinic, and they play a valuable role in providing a positive experience for the patient. The duties of the Medical Administrative Assistant include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, entering demographic and insurance information into the practices’ electronic health records software, answering phones, assigning medical codes, processing insurance, and patient check-in and check-out.

This fully online program is taught by a live-instructor, in real-time, in a virtual classroom using Zoom technology. Class time is engaging, and students are given opportunities to interact with their instructor and fellow students.

Topics covered include medical terminology, electronic health records, compliance, law and ethics, office policies and procedures, insurance and medical billing, scheduling, patient intake and checkout, communication, and patient education.

National certification exam through the National Healthcareer Association and exam preparation materials are included with the program.

Must be 18+ years. A high school diploma or GED is required for NHA certification. Students will need to have access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet and access to a printer in order to participate.