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Medical Administrative Assistant  

Medical administrative assistants primarily work in doctors offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals, and other healthcare settings. Medical Administrative Assistants are an in-demand occupation throughout our nine-county region. According to the department of labor, this is an in-demand occupation, with a projected growth rate of 35% from 2016 to 2026, and median pay of $34,590 per year.

The Medical Administrative Assistant Program FLCCs MAA program prepares students to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. It provides students a well-rounded introduction to medical administration and covers the following key areas and topics:

- History and background of the medical assisting profession, medical ethics, and basic medical law

- Telephone techniques and skills for scheduling appointments

- Medical terminology

- Basics of insurance billing and coding

- Medical records management and management of practice finances

 

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