I want to be a medical office assistant. Can I do that with this program?
Yes. The UMA Medical Office and Billing Specialist program will qualify you to apply for medical office assistant jobs. You may want to consider our Medical Administrative Assistant
I want to be qualified to work in a medical office, so what programs should I consider?
What is a medical office and billing specialist?
Someone who works in a medical office performing office duties and some billing responsibilities related to insurance for patient care.
Do I have to be certified to work as a medical office assistant?
No. Certification for medical office assistant is not required, but some employers may prefer it. Certification is separate from career training and can help you stand out as a candidate for the position. For more information, see the section above entitled, “Helping you prepare for your certification exam.”
Is this program similar to medical office assistant schools?
Yes, very similar. As a student in the UMA Medical Office and Billing Specialist program, you’ll learn the skills you need to apply for and properly perform the job responsibilities for medical office assistant.
What type of medical office training will I get in this program?
There is a wide range of medical office training topics covered in coursework for the Medical Office and Billing Specialist program at UMA. They include medical terminology, the healthcare claim cycle, computer systems and software applications for the medical office, medical coding and more.
What’s it like to take medical office and billing specialist courses online?
Online courses with UMA are designed to be flexible, so you can train on your own schedule. Complete your classwork in the morning, at lunch, or in the middle of the night. It’s up to you. And UMA is here to help you every step of the way with online tutoring, live learning labs, a student-friendly online library, 24/7 tech support and more. Visit the UMA Online page
to learn more.
How much does a medical office and billing specialist make?
You can find salary ranges by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics
website. A medical office and billing specialist salary depends on the answers to several questions including where you live and work, your experience, whether you are certified or not, and other related factors.
What’s the best school for your needs?
Of course you’re looking for the best school—for you. So we recommend taking a look at your individual needs. If you’d like to talk, UMA is here to listen and walk you through deciding which program is right for you. The more we understand about your unique situation, the more we can try to help. Call us at 888-213-4473. Let’s talk about you.
What should I look for in top schools for medical office and billing specialist training?
Different people have different ideas of what makes a top school. To us, top schools that offer medical office and billing specialist programs should provide personal assistance every step of the way with services like one-on-one and group tutoring. Top schools that offer medical office and billing specialist training should also provide career services such as job search assistance. To learn about the learner and career services offered by UMA, visit our Ultimate Student Services