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Where?- New Hope Education Center- 175 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14210
-Across from the Frederick Douglass Towers between Swan and Clinton Street
When?- Day classes are held Monday through Thursday from 12noon-3:30pm and last 10 weeks
Evening classes are held Tuesday through Thursday from 4:30pm-8pm and last 15 weeks
Morning classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8:30am-12noon, and are offered in the summer
Who can take this course?- Basic computer and typing skills are required
How do I enroll?- Prospective students must complete a math and reading assessment. After successful completion of the assessment, the individual will be scheduled for a drug screening and interview
Call 716-888-7088 x 100 to enroll
What does it cost?- Tuition: $675 + $20 book fee. Financial aid is available through various organizations
What do I learn in this class?- Receptionist and Billing Clerk skills, using Medent® software
Extra Benefit: Upon completion of the course, candidates may qualify for advanced credit towards an Associate's Degree at Erie Community College. See a Transitional Counselor at Buffalo Public Schools' Adult Learning Center for more information.
More questions about New Hope's courses?- Call 716-855-0654
Course Description- New Hope's Medical Office Assistant program is a comprehensive training program for students interested in entering the field of Medical Office Assistant with front office skills: Receptionist and Billing Clerk. The program focuses on basic computer skills, keyboarding medical software/data entry, patient's rights and confidentiality, insurance claims, medical terminology and medical coding and billing. The program provides basic instruction of MEDENT®, the industry's foremost electronic medical records and practice management software.
Students will learn the basic skills of a Medical Office Assistant and various industries in which they may seek employment: front desk reception, patient representative, insurance claims, coding, billing medical collections, hospital unit clerk, medical secretary, data entry, and other administrative non-clinical positions.
Basic computer competency and typing skills are required.
Who teaches the course?- Our Medical Office Assistant program is offered through Buffalo Adult Education:
Who are The Buffalo Public Schools?- The Buffalo Public Schools Adult and Continuing Education Division promotes successful adult, family and community outcomes through high quality programs and services to the greater Buffalo community.
For more information call (716) 888-7088 x 100 or visit www.upskill.org