As a Medical Office Professional, you’ll work in a front-office role for a medical practice, healthcare facility, or insurance company. Medical Office Professionals maintain medical facility records, record patient data into computers, schedule patients for their procedures and appointments, and process medical billing and insurance claims, among other responsibilities.
Medical Office Professional (Diploma) Mission Statement
The Medical Office Professional Diploma program at Concorde Career College provides students with sufficient theoretical knowledge and specialized skills for an entry-level administrative position in allied health. The program prepares students to take the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) certification test.
Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes
Our Medical Office Professional courses cover computer applications, medical terminology, and medical insurance basics. Learning objectives include achievement of sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills in computer skills, medical terminology, medical office procedures, communication, psychosocial skills, office procedures, insurance, and ancillary coding procedures with continuous practice in the school labs.
The Medical Office Professional has the skills necessary to handle most medical office business and financial operations, including accounts receivable and payable, billing and fee collection, payroll and taxes, records management, insurance claims processing, typing, and word processing.
The Medical Office Professional brings a thorough understanding of medical and insurance terminology along with skills in interpersonal communications and public relations. Employment opportunities in this field are to be found in a broad range of settings, from physicians’ and dentists’ office to long-term-care facilities and hospitals, to medical insurance companies.
Accreditation and Licensure
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