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University College
209.946.2424
universitycollege@pacific.edu

Office: 1776 W. March Ln. Ste. 290, Stockton, CA 95207
Mail: 3601 Pacific Ave. Stockton, CA 95211

Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding

The CBCS Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding is geared towards students who are interested in obtaining a career in the healthcare industry, but have little to no experience within the sector.

This comprehensive program will provide a foundation of medical vocabulary, to help you better understand doctors' notes and medical record contents. It will also teach you essential medical office management skills that healthcare managers look for, when hiring new front office staff.

Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) and the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exams offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The registration fee for both exams are included with this program.

This program will also prepare you to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam and the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.

Course Details

Administrative medical assistants are skilled multi-taskers who direct the flow of patients through an office.  Effective patient flow allows the practice to operate efficiently, increase revenue, and provide a positive experience for the patient.  This program offers valuable training in medical office management and legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field, including HIPAA compliance and third-party guidelines for filing insurance claims. You will gain hands-on, practical experience in medical billing and coding and work with the main coding manual ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II. You will learn how to code diagnoses, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.

Medical Terminology is the language of medicine. You will study word parts and the structures and functions of the human body. You will also study disorders and medical procedures common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune. You'll also have the option to complete the all-new Career Roadmap lesson for Medical Billing and Coding. This lesson will help you find, land, and keep a job in your new field. These job-finding and job-landing skills will serve you now and throughout the rest of your career. Upon completion of this program, you'll be well prepared to find your place in this rewarding healthcare career.

This program is offered by our partner, ed2go. It is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive twelve (12) months to complete this program. 

Date: Open enrollment. Start anytime - up to 12 months to complete.


Textbooks

You will be provided the required textbooks for this program:

  • Delmar's Administrative Medical Assisting
  • A Guide to Health Insurance Billing
  • CPT Standard Edition
  • HCPCS Level II
  • ICD-10-CM Professional for Physicians
  • ICD-10-PCS
  • Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary
  • Medical Terminology for Health Professions

After successfully completing your program, you'll also receive access to the National Healthcare Association (NHA) online practice exams and study guide, to help you study for your certification exam.

Prerequisites

In order to sit for national certification exams, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent; therefore, it is recommended you have this before enrolling for this program.


Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 50
Course Code: UETG 200 
Certificate Price: $2,695 (financing available through our partner, ed2go)