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Pima Medical Institute
Certificate - Medical AssistantMedicine and Health Care
A medical assistant supports the work of the physician, by working directly with the healthcare team and patient. Medical assistants work side-by-side with doctors, nurses and others on the healthcare team, treating patients from newborns to senior citizens. They demonstrate a blend of varied skills including administrative, technical, communication and interpersonal abilities.
Certificate - Medical Billing and CodingHealthcare Administration
The Medical Coding and Billing professional is responsible for providing complete and accurate information and records for the patient and the insurance companies. Medical and insurance offices depend on Medical Coding Specialists for the accurate transcription of diseases, injuries and procedures into numeric codes.
The Medical Coder analyzes health records and completes insurance forms by assigning codes that determine medical billing and insurance payment.
While in school, your education will include courses in computer basics, billing procedures, advanced medical terminology as well as medical coding and medical law and ethics for coding and billing. You will graduate prepared to work in a fast-paced environment. This is a blended program with courses conducted both online and on-campus.