Medical Administrative Assistant
Certification (MAAC)

To review AMCA’s status with NCCA “Click Here” and search for American Medical Certification Association under the “Organization Name”. On May 11, 2018, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) accreditation to the Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (MAAC) for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs.

Role of a Medical Administrative Assistant

A Medical Administrative Assistant can perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

Exam Information

  • Abbreviation: MAAC
  • Total Number of questions on exam: 100
  • Allotted time for exam: 2 hours
  • Modality available: Online, Paper/Pencil
  • Live Remote Proctoring Available: Yes
  • Cost: $119.00 (Study material included)
  • AMCA MAAC Exam Statistics


  • HIPAA and Compliance (19%)
  • Scheduling (13%)
  • Medical Records (11%)
  • Other Administrative Knowledge (9%)
  • Insurance (15%)
  • Medical Billing and Coding (11%)
  • Medical Terminology and Anatomy (13%)
  • Emergency Care (9%)
For more information, please view the Certification Program Outline and Exam Blueprint.

Additional Information

If you would like to learn more about the role of a Medical Administrative Assistant, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the Occupational Information Network (O*NET).

State Guidelines

The laws and regulations pertaining to minimum requirements and the allied health industry vary by state. It is highly recommended that test candidates familiarize themselves with their particular states rules and regulations regarding certification requirements.

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