Healthcare Office Specialist ProgramAvailable Online

Healthcare Office Specialist Program Description

A Healthcare Office Specialist is a respected health-care professional who cooperates effectively with patients and medical-industry personnel in a friendly, non-competitive environment.

Often one of the first and last people a patient interacts with, this detail-oriented individual employs expertise in decision-making with patients, understands and processes medical information in a timely manner, and demonstrates proficiency in administrative duties often with little or no supervision in a doctor’s office, clinic, hospital, or other health care facility.

Under the blanket of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, the demand for Administrative Medical Assistants demonstrates a ‘much faster than average’ growth projection 20 percent from 2008 to 2018* as the need for additional medical personnel with accredited education and training increases.

The Healthcare Office Specialist classes at InterCoast prepare you with the educational tools required and the know-how to position yourself in this essential role in the medical environment.

You will gain a sound understanding of the workings of the human body, learn how to confidently streamline patient care starting from the initial scheduling process, become proficient in organizational methods geared to facilitate various clerical duties, and discover how to effectively handle billing and coding for insurance purposes.

What can I expect to learn in the Healthcare Office Specialist Classes?

As a student, you will benefit from comprehensive classroom instruction under the supervision and guidance of caring instructors. For greater flexibility, and to comply with numerous student requests, InterCoast now offers the Administrative Medical Assistant classes ONLINE!

In class physically or online in the cyber world, you will take the same classes that will help you develop a working knowledge of body structure, kinesiology, medical terminology, pharmacology, and healthcare laws and ethics.

Your medical assisting education also incorporates pertinent techniques to successfully undertake administrative responsibilities, including patient scheduling, obtaining and maintaining patient data, bookkeeping, reimbursement through insurance companies, billing and coding, and automated office management, all on the most-used hardware and software in the industry.

Your Future Within Reach

Why wait? Start now!

If your goal is to become a professional administrative medical assistant or medical office manager, then this is the right course for you. Let InterCoast prepare you for that role.

Classes are now available online!

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InterCoast Colleges, a private institution, was granted institutional approval to operate by the BPPE, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8.. The Bureau’s approval means that the institution and its operation comply with the minimum standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private Postsecondary educational institutions and does not imply endorsement or recommendation.

The central mission of InterCoast Colleges is to provide associates degrees and certificate programs for careers in allied health, business, and skilled trade industries and prepare students to meet employer expectations for entry level employment. InterCoast strives to support a culturally diverse learning environment for its students.


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