HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONAL
Graduates of the Healthcare Administration Professional program are prepared to sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS), and Medical Coder and Biller Certification (MCBC) Certification exams.
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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO EARN YOUR CERTIFICATION AS A HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONAL?
Through the Healthcare Administration Professional Program, you are eligible for the Certified Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS), and Medical Coder and Biller Certification (MCBC) Certification. Certification candidates must be 18 years of age or older and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
The CMAA, CEHRS, and MCBC exams ensure that you are ready to excel as a Healthcare Administration Professional.
HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES
THIS CERTIFICATION ENSURES INDIVIDUALS CAN:
- Understand basic human anatomy and terminology used in a medical office
- Can comply with healthcare industry laws, regulations, and guidelines
- Recognize ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and modifiers and how to utilize them for billing
- Understand and follow HIPAA and HITECH compliance laws
- Process different insurances and plans
- Understand basic insurance and billing practices
- Perform front office procedures such as scheduling patients and providing patient education
- Use electronic record-keeping chart components and understand regulatory compliance laws
- Have the ability to identify differences between reports and how to calculate payment adjudication
OVERVIEW OF THE ISSUING AUTHORITY
The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) is one of the largest allied health certification providers in the nation. Since 1989, it has awarded over one million certifications and is validated and nationally recognized as providing students with the required level of knowledge to succeed in their chosen careers.
The American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) was established in 2010 with the vision of implementing national standards to ensure each successful candidate has proven that they are knowledgeable in their given subject matter. The AMCA is a member of various organizations to strengthen its’ ties to the medical industry. In May 2018, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted AMCA accreditation to the Medical Coder and Biller Certification for demonstrating compliance with all NCCA standards for accreditation.
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Healthcare Administration Professional
The Southern Adventist University Healthcare Administration Professional online program will prepare you for a dynamic career in the healthcare field.
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