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Medical Office Administration & Coding
Award type: Certificate of Completion
Perry Technical Institute

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Program Overview for Medical Office Administration & Coding
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Perry Technical Institute
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Program contact
Kindra Heintz
(509) 453-0374, ext. 5865
Program description
Perry Technical Institutes Medical Office Administration & Coding program provides a combination of training in traditional office skills, soft skills, and specialized medical office billing and coding procedures.Students begin with gaining an understanding of computers including entry-level keyboarding operations, basic computer maintenance, the Microsoft Windows operating system, and software applications. Students are taught the soft skills needed in the office environment, the importance of career planning, and how to develop a positive customer service environment. Students then advance into more specialized subjects. They are instructed on the basics of working in a medical office setting. Subjects include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, human diseases, medical office procedures, and basic and advanced diagnostic and procedures coding.The program prepares students to take the AAPCs Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.The goal of the Medical Office Administration & Coding program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in the growing field of health care. Graduates of this program will be prepared for positions such as: medical office assistant, medical coder, receptionist, reimbursement specialist, and other administrative positions in medical offices, hospitals, and other health care organizations.The Medical Office Administration & Coding program is 12 months in length (four quarters). The student will earn 77 credit hours which are 1,344 clock hours. Tuition is payable on a quarterly basis. There are four quarters in an academic year.This training program concludes with an externship off campus, or with the completion of a capstone project on campus. The student to instructor ratio for the Medical Office Administration & Coding program is no greater than 26:1.
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Length of training
12 Months
Award type
Certificate of Completion
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Locations offered
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Public transportation service: Yakima Transit

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Offered evenings/weekends
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Entrance requirements
High School Equivalency, Entrance Exam
Certification/license required to work in this field
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided
Microsoft Office Specialist, National Certification for Medical Office Assistants (NCMOA) exam, AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam