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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

Medical Office Administrative Assistant


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Program Description


A Medical Office Administrative Assistant works in a medical office performing general customer service duties. The Medical Office Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities may include receiving patients, scheduling appointments, answering phones, posting account information, and submitting medical claims. This program prepares students to obtain employment working as administrative assistants in a medical environment or as medical billing clerks.

Program Outcomes


Successful Completion:

Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.

 

Financial Aid and Payment Options


  • Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length


15 weeks

Courses start in August and January at CCBC Catonsville.

Program Requirements


High School Diploma or GED.

Students are required to take reading assessments. A tenth grade reading level is recommended. Testing is waived for students with documentation of a college degree or a minimum C grade earned for college level English.

Application Process


Provisional Entry - Students are required to take reading assessments.  See Requirements.

Program Course Sequence


Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

 

AHL081 or

AHL707 or

AHL123​

 

Fundamentals for the Medical Office

40

1) Administrative Medical Assisting; 1133133924; $100;

2) Administrative Medical Assisting Workbook; 1133278574; $77;

$439

T-$150/F-$289

PCP 230

Shared with credit OFAD 102

Microcomputer Keyboarding

30

Materials provided

$165

T-$55/F-$110

AHL 708

Shared with credit OFAD 141

Medical Terminology

40

Health Professions Swp CC Baltimore County Pkg. w/mMmt Lab A/C Med Term; 9781323411612; $100

$439

T-$150/F-$289

PCA 570

Computer Applications for Administrative Assistants

 

60

1) Microsoft® Excel for Medical Professionals; ISBN 1285093338; $84;

2) Microsoft® Word for Medical Professionals; ISBN 9781285083940; $82

$499

T-$150/F-$349

AHL 742

Shared with credit OFAD 251

or AHL 112 or AHL 109

Medical Billing and Patient Accounting

40

Computers in the Medical Office; 9781259382834; $218

$499

T-$150/F-$349

AHL 840

Medical Coding for Non-Coders

30

1) Medical Coding for Non-coders; 9781584260813;

2) 2015 Coding Workbook for the Physician’s Office; 9781305259133;

3) CPT 2018 Professional Ed; 9781622026005;

4) ICD-10-CM 2016 Professional Edition for Physicians, Vols. 1 and 2; 9781622543632; and

5) HCPCS 2017 Level II Professional Edition; 9781622024117​

Total cost: $500

$369

T-$85/F-$284

 

 PDE 043

Professional Development Series

10

Materials provided

$85

T-$10/F-$75

Course Series Totals:

250

$1161

$2499

T-$750/F-$1749

Additional Information


Skills for Success:

​Self-discipline
Ability to work alone or in groups
Ability to follow orders
Self-motivated

 

Career Opportunities:

This program trains students for entry level positions in the medical office field.

 

Career Coach


Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnKS2W3Z4k8.  Explore career and training opportunities at: https://ccbcmd.emsicareercoach.com/.

Program Contact Information


Program Coordinator:

Gail Wachter

gwachter@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-5846

Randallstown

 

Administrative Assistant:   

Nancy Pittinger  

npittinger@ccbcmd.edu   

443-840-4483    

Owings Mills

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