Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding

Administrative healthcare workers are in high demand. Whether you are just starting your career or transitioning into a different field, there has never been a better time to become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant or work in medical billing and coding.

What will I learn from this course?

This online medical administrative assistant certification course will teach you how administrative medical assistants with medical billing and coding knowledge are versatile and valuable healthcare team members who handle a broad range of duties. You will also be prepared for national certification exams.

Administrative medical assistants are skilled multitaskers who direct the flow of patients through an office. Effective patient flow allows the practice to operate efficiently, increase revenue, and provide a positive experience for the patient. Their duties include maintaining the reception area, welcoming patients and visitors, scheduling appointments, gathering demographic information, verifying insurance eligibility, obtaining prior authorizations, collecting copayments, and communicating via the phone and patient portal. This online medical assistant course will prepare you for positions working alongside medical providers performing these administrative duties. The course also includes an opportunity to participate in unpaid work experience.

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What will I do?

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.

Will I be able to find work?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates job growth in Medical Assisting related occupations to increase by 16% between 2021 and 2031, adding 117,800 new jobs.  Typical entry-level education usually requires some education beyond high school. Median pay for 2021 was $37,1900 or $17.88 per hour.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Project Management Specialists,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/project-management-specialists.htm (visited  February 14, 2023).

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