Medical Administrative Assistant + Billing & Coding Training Overview

Medical administrative assistants are efficient in front office skills as well as processing bills and communicating with patients. They also are well-versed in basic medical terminology, general patient care, coding, and HIPAA compliance.
Certified coding associates work in both hospital and physician settings, and are mainly in charge of maintaining, reporting and categorizing patient information. In particular, they are responsible for ensuring the quality of this data through a series of checks and balances.
The online medical administrative assistant training provides students with the skills they need to prepare them for a career in this dynamic and growing field. With this training, you will learn how to navigate medical terminology, patient care skills and general office skills. Not only this, you will also be able to efficiently execute front office skills and implement knowledge in general patient care, billing, coding and more.
The Certified Coding Associate training program provides students with the skills they need to prepare them for a career in this rapidly growing field. These specialists are also known as medical coders or health information technologists. With this training, you will be able to work in a physician or hospital setting, and organize, report and categorize patient information. Managing and coding accurate health information is an integral part of the healthcare field.

Training Features:

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Recommended training courses for this track:
 
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Anatomy & Physiology with Medical Terminology
  • Understanding Health Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Administrative Healthcare
  • Medical Law and HIPAA Compliance
  • Health Information Management
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Electronic Health Records Clinical Simulation
  • Exam prep for either certification (CPC/CCA)
Upon completion of this track, You should Be able To
Potential positions upon completion:

certifications available to you in this track

Our selective courses have been carefully mapped to the CCA certification objectives to ensure students
to become a certified medical coder by earning the Certified Professional Coder certification (CPC®),
the most recognized medical coding certification in the healthcare industry.

training details

Materials Included

Digital materials, eBooks, laptop, and  24/7 tech support included in all Vocational and Professional Development Programs. 

Certificate
  • The Certified Coding Associate (CCA) by AHIMA (America Health Information Management Association): a medical coding certification recognized worldwide and accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
  • Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (MAAC) by AMCA (American Medical Certification Association).
  • The CPC (Certified Professional Coder) by AAPC: the gold standard for medical coding in physician office settings. It is a medical coding certification accredited by AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders).
  • University Certificate of Completion
Program Cost

4,000 / $444 per course. Zero out of pocket cost for MyCAA recipients. Tuition Funding Options.

Program Delivery
  • All healthcare related lectures are offered live, via the web, which allows immediate interaction and answers from your professor. Lectures are also recorded, which allows 24/7 viewing and reviewing, for your convenience. These flexible options put you in control of your success.
  • Additionally, our state-of-the-art online and onDemand video training is self-paced and provides the most comprehensive learning methods available. Our experienced instructors provide real world examples that will assist you in developing the skill set you need for an in-demand job.