The Healthcare Office Specialist certificate program is a three semester program which has been endorsed by local health care employers. This program prepares you for the responsibilities and challenges expected of a skilled administrative assistant in a health care setting. Responsibilities of a healthcare office specialist include front-office duties, health services coding, and patient insurance reimbursement, but these responsibilities can vary depending on the size of the practice.
Courses in this program include Basics of Human Anatomy and Physiology, CPT Coding Methodology, PCS Coding Methodologies, Health Insurance Basics, and Health Information Technology.
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Careers in Healthcare Office Specialist
The career potential for certificate holders includes positions as Healthcare Receptionists, Healthcare Secretaries, Healthcare Administrative Assistants, Patient Coordinators, Healthcare Billing Clerks, Healthcare Coders, and Healthcare Records Clerks. Graduates of this certificate program can also continue their education and complete the Healthcare Office Coordinator associate degree with ease.
Healthcare Office Specialist Career Paths
- Healthcare Receptionist
- Healthcare Secretary
- Healthcare Administrative Assistant
- Patient Coordinator
- Healthcare Billing Clerk
- Healthcare Coder
- Healthcare Records Clerk
Degrees We Offer
- Certificate | 1.5 years