Medical Office Assistant

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The Medical Billing and Coding Technology program includes a basic core of courses designed to prepare a student for a variety of entry-level positions through selections of a concentration of 60 semester credit hours.  Students who successfully complete 30 semester hours as outlined in the program of study may be awarded a Medical Office Assistant career certificate. 

A career technical program for Medical Billing and Coding Technology is also offered for students who successfully complete 45 semester hours. Students who successfully complete 60 semester hours as outlined in the program of study may be awarded an Associate of  Applied Science degree.

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The Medical Billing and Coding Technology program of study is designed to prepare students to work in office positions in hospitals, doctors' offices, health clinics, insurance companies, and other health-related organizations.  The student  will develop skills using medical terminology, accounting, transcription, coding, and computer software applications.  The curriculum complies with the American Association for Medical Transcription Exam Specifications for Certified Medical Transcriptionist, and the American Health Information Management Association Certified Coding Associate Competency Statements. 
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