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Are you organized and good at keeping track of details? Have you thought a health career but would like to work in an office, rather than with patients?

Medical front office assistants work in clinics and hospitals, doctors’ offices, medical insurance companies, health care organizations and more. The training is useful for other positions such as coding or billing specialists, medical assistants or medical office managers.

“Front office” skills allow you to work in a medical setting without direct patient contact. Instead, you’ll use information technology to support health care staff in the “back office.”

You’ll be trained in common terms, office procedures, software, basic coding and insurance within a medical setting. All courses are offered as day or evening courses on campus, as well as completely online.

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Degrees or Certificates in Medical Front Office

Brookhaven College

  • The Medical Front Office Assistant Marketable Skills Achievement Award can be completed in one semester by a full-time student, though may take longer if you are also working. Credits may be applied to Semester I of the Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate.
  • The Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate is for those who have successfully completed the Medical Front Office Skills Achievement Award, have at least a year of office experience or equal skills, are new to a medical setting or want to update their medical office skills. This certificate can be completed in two semesters.
  • The Medical Front Office Medical Coder Certificate provides training in medical terminology, coding, billing and insurance procedures and can be completed in three semesters.