Medical Administrative Assistant Certification

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Medical Administrative Assistant Certification


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.

Abbreviation of Certification: MAAC

Fee charged for the exam: $109.00 (Study Material Included)

For more information, please view the Certification Program Outline  and Exam Blueprint.

Description and purpose of test:

The Medical Administrative Assistant duties have evolved in recent years. The MAA is required to be efficient in front office skills as well as knowledgeable in billing, coding, administrative tasks and general patient care. They also need basic knowledge of medical terminology, patient care skills and general office skills.

Medical Administrative Assistant responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Answering phones
  • Processing bills
  • Communicating with patients
  • General office duties
  • Be up-to-date on HIPAA compliance

The test is comprised of 100 questions Medical Administrative Assistant:

The breakdown is as follows: HIPAA and compliance, scheduling, medical records, types of insurance, billing/coding, medical terminology and anatomy and other administrative knowledge.

Allotted time for examinees is 2 hours.

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