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What does a Healthcare Administration Professional do?
Healthcare Administration is a quickly growing field with a multitude of career path opportunities, providing the option to work in virtually any healthcare environment – including hospitals, urgent care centers, geriatrics, maternity, pediatrics or physician’s offices, as well as other outpatient and inpatient centers. Tasks could be behind the scenes in data processing and filing or at the front lines offering help to patients with billing or other paperwork-related questions.
Entry Level Jobs Available In The US
According to Burning Glass jobs data, Healthcare Administration Professional will see available jobs grow 20.5% over the next ten years
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Training Options ForHealthcare Administration Professional
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Two and Four Year Colleges
Other Online Programs
Program & Tuition Cost
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Up to $750
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Set Class Schedule
None - 100% online
None - 100% online
Personal Student Advisors, Subject Matter Experts & 24/7 support
Professors - scheduled office hours
1-1 Coaching + Career Toolkit to prepare for a lasting career
Access to Career Services Dept.
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Typically videos & presentations
This table is for reference only. Actual prices, durations and features may vary. Pricing is based on full-cost tuition for a Medical Assistant or similar program before financial aid.
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Healthcare Administration Professional
Healthcare Administration is the backbone of any medical facility – providing the necessary support to ensure patients’ questions are answered, billing, coding and insurance claims are properly processed and offices are properly organized.
Our online Healthcare Administration certification program provides the tools for a full scope of administrative careers with five courses over 23 weeks. Intro to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology will build your core understanding of the language used in healthcare environments.
The three main Healthcare Administration courses are Medical Office Procedures and Administration, Electronic Health Records and Insurance and Billing & Coding Essentials. The combination of these three programs will ensure you have all-encompassing Healthcare Administration knowledge and have the flexibility to work in any medical office.
To ensure a comprehensive education experience, our Microsoft Office Basics program is included in your Healthcare Administration training. You’ll master the three core Microsoft Office programs used in any professional environment: Word, Excel and Outlook.
These five courses will prepare you for the following certification exams: Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC), certified through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA), Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) – each certified through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and accepted nationwide as the standard for the healthcare industry.
Understand basic human anatomy and terminology utilized in the medical office
Comply with laws, regulations and guidelines related to the healthcare industry
Appreciate how the use of Electronic Health Records affects patient safety and reimbursement
Recognize ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS and modifiers and how to utilize them for billing
Follow HIPAA & HITECH Compliance Laws
Understand basic insurance & billing practices and how to process different insurances and plans
Perform medical front office procedures including scheduling patients, providing patient education
Understand electronic record-keeping chart components and regulatory compliance laws
Ability to identify differences between reports and how to calculate payment adjudication
High School Diploma or GED
Web browser with internet connection
Course registration & payment
Expert-led video based training
eBooks: Kinn's Medical Administrative Assistant & Integrated Electronic Health Records
National Certification exam fee
Dedicated Student Success Advisors
Tailored support based on performance & behavior
Exam preparation process
Career Services Advisor
Medical Office Procedures and Administration
This course will introduce the student to the Health care industry, its environment along with the day to day skill set and knowledge required to fulfill a position as a Medical Administrative Assistant. Modules include Professional Behavior, Communication, Law and Ethics, Law and Medicine, Daily Operations, Telephone Techniques, Appointment Scheduling, Correspondence, Computers, HIPPA Regulations, Records Management, Information Management, Basics of Coding, Health Insurance Basics, Professional Fees, Accounting and Bookkeeping, Banking and Financial Management, Practice Management, Marketing and Customer Service.
Follow HIPAA & HITECH Compliance Laws
Understand the different kinds of insurances and plans
Perform Medical Front Office Procedures
Provide Patient Education
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the language of medicine, through the study of prefixes, suffixes, root words, abbreviation, and pronunciation of words. The curriculum also includes an overview of anatomy and physiology in order to increase the understanding of medical vocabulary. Students will examine the organization of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, hematic, lymphatic and immune, and cardiovascular systems in the human body. They will become familiar with the medical terms that relate to the respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, and excretory systems. Students will also examine terms related to the sensory organs, with a concentration on the organs for hearing, sight, and smell. This course will prepare students to better understand spoken and written interactions in all medical environments.
Recognize the structure and function of the 11 body systems and their organs
Understand the medical language that is used to describe those systems
Analyze and understand medical terms by breaking down their word components
Appreciate the major diseases and conditions related to the human body
Apply your knowledge within the healthcare setting
Electronic Health Records
This course provides students with the skills and certifications for the development and maintenance of electronic health records in both facility and private practice environments. Upon completion of this course, students will be qualified to sit for the CEHRS, and will have gained the knowledge required to perform a variety office functions necessary in the digital/electronic age. Students are introduced to, and are provided training and practical application of skills in a variety of areas related to Electronic Health Records. Ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements will be covered along with training in the hands-on Electronic Health Record software. Students will also receive comprehensive training in the areas of Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting, the Health Insurance Claim Form, Third-Party Reimbursement, Banking Services and Procedures, Health Information Management, Computers in the Medical Office, Medical Records Management, and much more.
Background in Software & Applications
Basic Insurance & Billing practices
Understand Electronic record keeping Chart components
The Regulatory Compliance Laws
How to identify differences between Reports
Microsoft Office Basics
This set of courses includes basic (Level 1) training on the 3 core applications within the Microsoft Office Suite. Students learn the range of skills needed to create professional-quality documents and spreadsheets, and are trained to effectively use email communication tools in the office environment. The content covered includes how to create, edit and enhance documents in Microsoft Word, how to organize, calculate and analyze information in Microsoft Excel, and students will learn the basics of using email within Microsoft Outlook.
Prepare, edit, and enhance documents in Microsoft Word
Apply methods to organize, calculate, and analyze information using Microsoft Excel
Prepare and send professional email messages from within the Microsoft Outlook environment
Insurance and Billing, and Coding Essentials
This course provides foundational knowledge required of an administrative allied healthcare professional with insight and focus on the role of the Insurance Billing Specialist. Emphasis is placed on the revenue cycle and basic insurance terminology. This includes topics related to HIPPA and HITECH laws and regulations, patient financial responsibility, insurance verification, government and commercial insurance plans, diagnosis coding using ICD-10-CM, procedure coding using CPT and HCPCS, modifiers, and the encounter form. CMS-1500 and HIPAA 837P claim formats, payment processing, claim follow up and collections are also addressed.
Describe the phases of the revenue cycle and gain an understanding of basic insurance terminology
Demonstrate knowledge of confidentiality and billing laws, regulations, and standards
Explain verification of patient financial responsibility and insurance information
Differentiate government and commercial insurance plans and determine which is primary
Apply ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes and modifiers based on coding guidelines
Total Program Duration
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