Medical Office Assistant

What is it?

CDE Students preparing for career training in the medical office assistant field

As the population continues to age and healthcare costs continue to escalate, there is still a very high demand for medical office assistants. The opportunities here are varied for those with the right career training, and they can include patient information management, medical coding, billing, and reimbursement.

Health Information Management Professionals (HIM) and Medical Office Support Professionals (MOP) are the experts on patient data that doctors, nurses and other providers rely on to perform their jobs. By maintaining, collecting and analyzing health information, these professionals make an important contribution to the delivery of quality healthcare.

Why choose this field?

According to the statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor, employment of medical office professionals is projected to grow 21 percent from 2010 to 2020—which is faster than the average growth for all occupations.

What will I learn?

CDE Career Institute’s Medical Office Assistant program will prepare you with the skills to perform the many tasks required to effectively support a medical facility. You will learn computer applications, medical records management, medical coding, billing, and health insurance processing.

What are my career options?

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Coder
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Health Insurance Processor

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