LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students will know: • History and background of the medical assisting profession • Interpersonal skills, 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 • The organization and use of the ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS manuals to identify correct codes • Detailed review and practice using the alphabetic index and tabular list of the ICD-10-CM • Detailed review and practice coding examples from the CPT • Basic claims processes for insurance and 3rd-party reimbursements • Completing common insurance forms, tracing delinquent claims, and appealing denied claims DESCRIPTION: This assessment-rich course is designed for any professional in the healthcare industry who wants to train and become a certified medical administrative assistant or a billing and coding specialist. Thus, the course features a variety of assessment material, such as quizzes and exams, to help you retain as much knowledge as possible in this course. A certified medical administrative assistant performs a lot of different tasks. Thus, you will require a comprehensive education to be successful in this profession. Therefore, in this course, you’ll learn • Basic medical law, medical ethics, and interpersonal skills • Medical terminology • How to manage medical records • Insurance billing and coding • How to use the hcpcs, cpt, and icd-10-cm manuals for identifying correct codes • How to complete insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, and appeal denied claims Once you complete this course and acquire certification, you can expect to work in hospitals, doctor’s clinics and offices, outpatient settings, and other healthcare providers. There are numerous employment opportunities in this line of work, and this course will help secure them. This course also incorporates interactive elements such as activities, flashcards, and games for a more engaging learning experience for its students. CERTIFICATION: Students who complete this program will be prepared to sit for the the National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exams. This program includes vouchers for both certification exams. Note: After completing this program students will be prepared to sit for any of the billing and coding certification exam. **Some certification exams have additional requirements** Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.