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What is a Medical Office Assistant?

A Medical Office Assistant (MOA) is also known as a medical receptionist or medical administrative assistant and is a valuable part of the health care team responsible for ensuring administrative efficiency in hospitals, clinics or doctor’s offices.

Why should I consider medical office assistant training? 

A medical office assistant course will prepare you for the administrative and clinical duties such as:

  • Medical office procedures such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting and directing patients
  • Competency using common office software such as Microsoft Office
  • Billing and coding to government health care agencies or private medical insurance companies
  • Data collection and health information management
  • Organizing and maintaining patient medical records
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical transcription
  • Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology
  • Aseptic techniques / Sterilization techniques
  • Medical Office Bookkeeping/Accounting
  • Preparation of patients for exams and clinical tasks

Find out more about medical office assistant training from one of these featured schools and courses and be qualified for an entry-level position in a hospital, doctor’s office, or health care clinic.


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