Abbreviation of Certification: MAA/EHRC
Fee charged for the exam: $139.00 (Study Material Included)
Medical Administrative Assistants perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization efficiently. They serve as information and communication managers for an office; plan and schedule meetings and appointments; organize and maintain paper and electronic files; manage projects; conduct research; and disseminate information by using the telephone, mail services, Web sites, and e-mail.
An Electronic Health Record Specialist has entry level knowledge in the use of software to input patient information, manage patient records electronically, and manage all aspects of the office through the use of the electronic health record software.
The test is comprised of 100 questions:
The breakdown is as follows: medical administrative, electronic health records, medical terminology, patient care, infection control and medical law and ethics. Allotted time for examinees is 2 hours.