Someone who works in a medical office performing office duties and some billing responsibilities related to insurance for patient care.
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.”
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.
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.
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