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Medical Administrative Assistant Program Now At Everest College – Tysons Corner
Posted Thursday, Sep 16, 2010 by Len Simpson
MCLEAN, Va. – (September 16, 2010) – Everest College – Tysons Corner announced that it has added medical administrative assistant program to its course offering. The school has begun enrolling students in the program, which takes approximately eight months to complete.
The program provides students with the tools and basic knowledge to be a medical administrative assistant. Through instruction and hands-on training, students learn accounting functions essential to a medical environment, patient record set up and maintenance, filing and record keeping, basic coding with CPT and ICD-9 codes, preparation and processing insurance claims, dictation and transcription, correspondence and mail processing, and computerized practice management.
“Our goal with the addition of the medical administrative assistant program is to serve the communities and improve the health of its residents,” said Sheryl Delozier, Tysons Corner campus president. “As with our other programs, we maintain small class sizes and provide students with individualized attention from our faculty. We are pleased to offer this important, in-demand program to our students and the community we serve.”
Medical Administrative Assistant courses include:
- Office Finance
- Patient Processing and Assisting
- Medical Insurance
- Insurance Plans and Collections
- Office Procedures
- Patient Care and Computerized Practice Management
- Dental Administrative Procedures
About Everest College – Tysons Corner
Everest Institute – Tysons Corner is located at 1430 Spring Hill Road, Suite 200 McLean, VA 22102. In addition to the recently added Medical Administrative Assistant, the campus provides career-oriented diploma and degree programs in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Coding and Nursing. Corinthian Colleges, Inc., owns Everest College one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America with more than 100 schools throughout the United States and Canada, including four other locations in Virginia – Arlington, Chesapeake, Newport News, and Silver Spring. For more information, visit the Everest website at www.Everest.edu.