Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding GES 102 » 300 hours
How would you like to work in a field where your skills are always in demand and you get to help people every day? This program offers you the training you need to become an Administrative Medical Specialist (AMS), a medical receptionist, a scheduler, an insurance specialist, or a diagnostic or procedural coder.
You will master skills that will make you an asset in a wide variety of healthcare settings. From scheduling appointments to managing medical records to filing insurance claims, you will understand the tasks for supporting patient care from start to finish. You will also gain hands-on, practical experience in medical billing and coding working with the main coding manuals in the field, the ICD-9-CM, the CPT, and the HCPCS.
Upon completion of this program, you will be ready to begin your career in an entry-level position, or to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) and the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exams offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
"I have a very hectic schedule and appreciated the flexibility of taking a course online. The support was excellent!"
- J.G., Mass Bay Community College
"I liked the outline and summary aspect and the outside resources that were available. I loved the games that came with the CD that accompanied the textbooks."
- C.A., Career Learning Institute
"I really liked how easy it was to understand everything in the course. I loved that the facilitator responded quickly to emails."
- C.N., Columbia Area Career Center