Patient Access Specialist/Patient Financial Services
The Patient Access Specialist Comprehensive Program is a fast track non-credit certificate program designed to prepare individuals to carry out the multiple tasks involved in providing medical office support for a physicians practice, hospital clinic or outpatient department. In a medical front office position, one may be called on to register patients, schedule appointments, verify insurance benefits, pre-certifications, and patient billing.
In order to prepare for this role and obtain national certification the program consists of five courses. To bypass a course within the program a college transcript or certification credentials must be submitted to Center of Health Industry Solutions office identifying the course was successfully completed.
This curriculum will prepare students for the the Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) exam offered by the National Association of Healthcare Access Management, upon completion of the program.
Courses must be taken in this order:
- Medical Terminology
- Essentials of Electronic Health Records
- Fundamentals of Billing Reimbursement