Patient Access Specialist

  • Credits: 27
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Campus: , Online

Program Description

This program prepares students to be trained specialists who handle patient encounters, patient customer service, and other areas related to the intake and processing of the patient's healthcare experience. Key topics include customer service, patient check-in, admission, registration, revenue cycle and information systems, telephone communications, scheduling, coordinating, canceling appointments, and other relevant topics.


Employment

According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as a Medical Secretary in the state of Minnesota is $19.00 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is expected to grow approximately 13%, a very high-growth career.


Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
ADMM 1110 Intro to Hlth Info Mgmt 3
ADMM 1120 Medical Office Procedures 3
ADMM 1135 Medical Language Applic 4
ADMM 1150 Medical Billing/Insurance 3
ADMS 1100 Keyboarding I 3
CPTR 1104 Intro to Computer Tech 3
HLTH 1106 Medical Terminology 2
HLTH 1140 Electronic Health Records 3
MKTG 1108 Customer Relations Mgmt 3
TOTAL CREDITS: 27
 

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