ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Medical Office Professional curriculum prepares individuals for employment as medical administrative office personnel (AAS degree). Students develop skills in medical office procedures and tasks, along with medical terminology, keyboarding, editing and formatting, office software applications, office computations, records management, medical insurance and billing, medical legal and ethical issues, electronic health records, oral and written communication, critical thinking, team building, and problem solving
Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Create and enter data into different healthcare documents
- Apply legal concepts to medical practice
- Employ professionalism
- Demonstrate billing and reimbursement processes.
- Explain various disease and treatment processes
MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
There are many opportunities available for those interested in pursuing a medical office administration degree. Since any medical office provider requires clerical support, healthcare administration careers exist at any doctor office, hospital, clinic, long-term care facility, and any other healthcare office.
- Admitting Clerk
- Medical Records Clerk
- Medical Office Assistant
- Medical Secretary
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Clerk
Graduates of Medical Office Administration programs will also have knowledge of medical billing and reimbursement (including Medicare and Medicaid) and will be able to perform those duties as well.