Get the Skills to Become an Administrative Medical Assistant
36-Week* Online Administrative Medical Assistant Training Program
Are you interested in a career in administrative healthcare? Administrative Medical Assistants play an important role in the functioning of doctor’s offices, healthcare clinics, hospitals, and more.
The Online Administrative Medical Assistant program at the Milan Institute provides the technical and practical skills training you need to enter the healthcare field as an Administrative Medical Assistant. Gain the skills needed to enter this career path in as few as 36 weeks* with Milan Institute’s 100% Online program!
Online Administrative Medical Assistant Training at the Milan Institute
The Online Administrative Medical Assistant program at the Milan Institute provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for entry-level careers as an Administrative Medical Assistant. Students learn general business administrative office duties, emphasizing the healthcare community, as well as modern office operational practices. Students will be prepared to perform tasks and responsibilities including setting appointments, managing records, basic accounting practices, writing business letters and other types of correspondence, patient insurance and standard medical billing practices.
In the Online Administrative Medical Assistant program, students learn:
- Office Basics – students learn office policies and procedures, appointment scheduling, customer service techniques, basic business transactions, records / file management, and workplace legal and ethical concepts, including HIPAA regulations. Students also learn anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and practice keyboarding skills. .
- Business Technology – students learn basic computer concepts and gain functional knowledge in various types of computer hardware, software, networking systems and information storage devices. Includes instruction in the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office, Outlook and PowerPoint applications as they pertain to the workplace.
- Information Coding – the foundation for medical diagnosis and procedural coding, students learn to perform basic coding functions necessary for completion of medical insurance forms utilizing CPT procedural and ICD diagnosis coding materials.
- Insurance Theory – students learn how to obtain information from patient medical records and ledgers in order to complete insurance forms accurately. Includes an introduction to the insurance forms encountered within the healthcare field, including Universal, Worker’s Compensation, Medicare, HMO and PPO plans.
- Accounting Basics – students learn basic accounting techniques including accounts payable and receivable systems, ledger, revenue cycle, cash receipts/deposits, and purchase cycles; basic budgeting skills are also covered. Includes an overview of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office with a detailed focus on Excel.
- Computerized Billing – using billing software to produce invoices, record and balance patient account information in the computer.
- Office Communications – business communications used in today’s workplace environment, including verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, e-mail and business communication etiquette. Students learn to use Microsoft Word software and practice writing different types of memos, letters, business proposals and reports using proper grammar, punctuation and universal business English.
Upon completion of the online program, students will be prepared for entry-level positions as Administrative Medical Assistants in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, medical offices, hospitals and medical clinics.
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According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 16 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase the demand for preventive medical services, which physicians often provide. As a result, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.
National averages may not accurately reflect workers’ earnings and employment opportunities in particular parts of the country. They may include earners and employment opportunities at all stages of their careers and not just recent graduates’ entry-level wages and opportunities.
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Are you ready to begin your career as an Administrative Medical Assistant? With the Milan Institute’s online program, you can train for this career in as few as 36 weeks*! Gain the technical skills and knowledge you need to enter this growing career path.
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