The Health Care 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 health care 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.

Career Options

The career potential for certificate holders includes positions as Medical Receptionists, Medical Secretaries, Medical Administrative Assistants, Patient Coordinators, Medical Billing Clerks, Medical Coders, and Medical Records Clerks. Graduates of this certificate program can also continue their education and complete the Health Care Office Coordinator associate degree with ease.

For More Information

Please contact the Program Coordinator or Division offices should you have questions.

* This program is funded in part/in whole by the U.S. Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration.

* PATH colleges and programs are Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employers & Programs. Auxiliary aids & services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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