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Medical Office Assistant (CTMAS)

Certificate

This program has been replaced by Medical Office Assistant (Clinical) Certificate (CTMOS). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2015 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

Description

This program prepares the student for entry-level positions in doctors' offices, clinics, hospitals, pharmaceutical or insurance companies, or public health facilities where health information is prepared, analyzed, and retrieved. The student learns to perform receptionist duties, prepare charts and reports, schedule and bill patients, code and submit bills to insurance companies, and perform some patient-care duties such as sterilizing instruments and taking vital signs. This certificate is not an AAMA certification preparation program.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Office Systems Dept
Advisors
Contact Dean if you have questions.

Requirements

Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 210 Medical Transcription I 3
BOS 223 Medical Office Procedures 3
BOS 224 Medical Office Insurance and Billing 4
HSC 101 Healthcare Terminology 1
HSC 115 Clinical and Lab Procedures for Office Assistants 3
Total 18
Total Credits Required
18

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