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What does a Medical Front Office Administration Specialist do?
Medical Front Office jobs can look different depending on the type of healthcare environment you work in, but you should expect daily patient interaction and performing any administrative task that supports the medical office. Some of those tasks could include records and information management, basic coding, financial management, appointment scheduling and both in-person and telephone customer service.
Entry Level Jobs Available In The US
According to Burning Glass jobs data, Medical Front Office Administration Specialist will see available jobs grow 29% over the next ten years
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Training Options ForMedical Front Office Administration Specialist
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Two and Four Year Colleges
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Program & Tuition Cost
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Up to $750
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None - 100% online
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Personal Student Advisors, Subject Matter Experts & 24/7 support
Professors - scheduled office hours
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3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Typically videos & presentations
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Medical Front Office Administration Specialist
Our medical administration training will prepare you to begin a lucrative career in the front office environment of any healthcare facility. In a short 13 weeks and through the completion of three courses, you’ll have a versatile education in Medical administration.
Medical Office Procedures and Administration, Microsoft Office Basics and Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology courses will set you up for the beginning of a successful, long-lasting career. The combination of understanding medical jargon and the standard software used in all offices create a solid base. With the addition of the specific practices of medical administration, scheduling systems and HIPPA regulations, you’ll be confident walking into any medical front office.
Completing our courses will prepare you to pass the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, sponsored by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). MedCerts covers the registration cost of your exam and upon passing you’ll be qualified to work in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics and a variety of other healthcare facilities.
Comply with basic medical ethics as well as HIPAA/HITECH, OSHA and CMS regulations
Understand and utilize medical terminology for administrative duties in a medical facility
Evaluate a medical office’s scheduling needs and appropriately book patient services
Accurately obtain patient information, verify insurance coverage, and prepare encounter forms
Correctly file medical records, and perform basic financial and other general office procedures
High School Diploma or GED
Web browser with internet connection
Course registration & payment
Expert-led video based training
eBook: Kinn's Medical Administrative Assistant
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
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
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
Total Program Duration
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