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Medical Front Office Assistant

Medical Front Office Assistant

Free Online Information Session – August 27, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Time. Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Cost:  $1,299 (includes certification exam, exam preparation materials, and certificate of completion, textbook(s) purchased separately)

Optional 80-Hour Externship: $300

Payment Plan – $599 due at registration, $233.33 due on October 5, November 5 and $233.34 on December 5

Schedule:  Saturdays, 12 PM – 3:30 PM, September 24, 2022 – February 4, 2023

Description:  Medical Front Office 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 Front Office 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.