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Medical Office Assistant

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Training includes experienced instructors, simulated medical settings and more.

A career as a Medical Office Assistant lets you work in a caring health care environment while keeping an office organized and efficient. This means you’ll experience the rewarding aspects of working with patients but without hands-on clinical patient care responsibilities.

In Lincoln’s Medical Office Assistant training program, you will develop skills to become the “go-to” person when it comes to maintaining the day-to-day tasks in a medical/health care setting. You’ll make sure patient records and files are organized, and office procedures run smoothly.

The Medical Office Assistant program is available on multiple campuses.

  • Medical administration training takes place inside simulated medical settings, with emphasis on industry-standard computer software like Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Medical Records software, designed for data entry input to document patient exams, diagnosis, disorders and coding.
  • International Classification of Diseases federal coding guidelines, coding conventions and principles are introduced.
  • Benefit from administrative courses that focus on the organizational side of being a Medical Office Assistant, which includes processing insurance claims, payments, scheduling appointments and laboratory procedures.
  • Experience what it’s like to work in an actual doctor’s office, insurance company or billing center through an Administrative Externship.

Locations offering this program:

5 Middlesex Ave
Somerville, MA 02145

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