Virginia College Online Medical Vocational Programs
The online Healthcare Reimbursement Associate’s Degree at Virginia College focuses on the fundamentals of medical office protocol with specialized online training in medical billing and coding and health services reimbursement procedures.
Graduates with this training will be in high demand as the health care field continues to expand. As a Virginia College Online graduate, you'll be prepared for entry-level positions in the medical field related to reimbursement procedures. You'll learn the fundamentals of medical office protocol and get specialized training in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Diseases (ICD), and Health Care Financing Administration Common Procedural Coding System (HCPCS).
Medical Office Administrator:
The health services industry is expanding quickly – and you can be a part of it as a medical office administrator. You’ll perform administrative duties in a medical office or clinic, reporting directly to an office manager, physician, or other health practitioner. You will help with communicating with patients and other providers, billing insurance companies, and more. This program is designed to teach you how to work closely with doctors to organize and monitor activities in a variety of healthcare settings. Medical office administration is a vital part of the healthcare team in a physician’s office, a clinic, a hospital, a long-term care facility, or other medical office.
At Virginia College, you will only take courses related to your success in the workforce. We give students the medical administration training they need to start a successful health care career.
Our online associate degree in medical administration includes classes in:
Medical law and ethics
Medical records systems
In addition to training from instructors with real-world experience, you will also complete an externship in a physician's office, clinic or related healthcare facility under the supervision of a physician, nurse, or health services professional.