Medical Office and Billing Specialist
Medical Office and Billing Specialists combine skill sets from both Medical Billing and Coding and Medical Administrative Assistant to create a kind of “best of both worlds” career objective. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for Medical Office and Billing Specialists are expected to grow between 19% and 27% through 2018.*
The Medical Office and Billing Specialist program prepares students to perform front office medical administrative procedures with a focus on the expanded function of insurance and patient billing and the processing of health care claims.
During your 10-month training in the Medical Office and Billing Specialist Diploma program at UMA, you will receive training to:
- Understand medical terminology and software applications for reimbursement systems
- Manage medical records
- Apply customer service concepts and principles in providing quality assistance
- Learn entry-level medical coding for billing specialists
- Create a career development and essential life skills plan for job success
Medical Office and Billing Specialists work in physicians' offices, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other health care settings.
In the weeks leading to graduation you will work closely with the UMA Career Services department to find job opportunities that fit your acquired training and goals.
Health Science Associate of Science Degree with a Concentration in Medical Office and Billing Specialist
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for Medical Office and Billing Specialists are expected to grow 36% through 2022.*