Professional credentials can help advance your career, but first you have to know what type of certification to pursue and what the requirements are.
How this table helps you:
This table will show you what professional credentials are available for medical office managers, and what the requirements are for certification.
How to use this table:
Use this certification table to set and meet educational goals that can help advance your career.
Model Tool: Certiﬁcation table - professional credentials for medical office managers
3 years work experience(supporting patient care;medical practice or clinicalsetting); 12 college credithours in health care orbusiness managementcourses; PAHCOMmembership
3 hours, 200 multiplechoice questions, at atesting center orPAHCOMconference
24 CEUs everytwo yearsand maintainPAHCOM
insurance/managed healthcareplans, risk management, contracting,data management, human resources,communication, administrativeissues, clinical knowledgeadministration and marketing
2 or more years in healthcaremanagement (at least 6months in supervisory role);MGMA membership
A 3-hour 15 minute,175-question multiple choice test anda 90 minute essayexam and 50 hours ofcontinuing education
50 CEUs everythree yearsand MGMAmembership
business operations, financialmanagement, human resourcemanagement, organizationalgovernance, patient care systemsand risk management. the twodomains now being integratedinto the remaining six are: qualitymanagement and informationmanagement
CMPE board certification andMGMA membership
Completion of threecase studies or a professional paper
50 CEUs everythree years
At least one year experiencein a medical practice orsupplemental medical officetraining
multiple choiceproctored exam
12 CEUs neededeach year; ninemust be in specified corecompetencies
managed care and the medicalpractice, practice administration,personnel and time managementand financial management
AAPC membership; 2yearsprofessional
experience recommendedbut not required; codingknowledge or skills alsorecommended
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