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MEDICAL Administration

EMPHASIS IN ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTANT


Program Length

This program offers 39 semester credit hours.

Program Description

The Administrative Medical Assistants work in medical settings as receptionists, appointment clerks, surgery schedulers, authorization coordinators, file clerks, medical records clerks, insurance billers, reimbursement specialists, medical coders, accounts receivable clerks, patient advocates and collection clerks.

Work Places

Work places include physicians’ offices, medical centers, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes ambulatory care centers, and medical billing offices. The specific duties of the administrative medical assistant will often vary from office to office due to office size, location, and specialty.

Professional Preparation

Job responsibilities may include contacting medical facilities to schedule patients for tests and admissions; explaining treatment, procedures, medications, diets and physicians’ instructions to patients; clarifying insurance questions; maintaining financial records; handling credit and collections; mailing statements to patients; and coordinating the medical insurance billing process.

Program Core Courses

Medical Administration

Core Curriculum

CISC 1113

Computer Environment

3

CISC 1122

Word Processing

3

MISY 2113

Spreadsheet Applications

3

MISY 2413

Fundamentals of Customer Service

3

HECA 1323

Healthcare Safety and  Privacy

3

HECA 2123

Medical Law & Ethics

3

HECA 1113

Medical Terminology 1

3

HECA 2133

Computerized Office Medical

3

HECA 1143

Medical Office Procedures

3

HECA 2223

Health Insurance Claim and Reimbursement

3

Total Core Requirements

30

Program Emphasis Courses

Medical Administration

Administrative Medical Assistant

Required Curriculum

CISC 2212

Advanced Word Processing

3

HECA 2523

Administrative Medical Assisting

3

COMM 1113

Business Communication

3

Total Emphasis Requirements

9