Category Archives: Qualifications

Warnings About Bad Medical Assistant Schools Continue

We have criticized, reported and warned about misleading advertisements and fake schools targeting potential medical assistant students seeking online courses on our website for years. Now, Donald Balasa of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) legal department is also raising awareness … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your Medical Assistant Finals and Certification

The objective of a medical assistant training program is to provide comprehensive training to the medical assistant student body so that they can perform job related duties in medical offices and ambulatory clinics where health and medical services are provided. … Continue reading

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Medical Assistant Students Frustrated About Medical Coding Expectations

Can These Two CPT Codes Be Billed Together? Medical assistant students enrolled in medical assistant courses often have difficulties understanding the medical billing claim form and have problems understanding evaluation and management codes. We often hear from frustrated students; many … Continue reading

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Medical Assistants Specializing in Phlebotomy

Most certified medical assistants today are trained in the art of venipuncture and phlebotomy. While medical assistants do not draw arterial blood samples, they are able to obtain blood from a vein, usually in the arm,  do the finger sticks and … Continue reading

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Those Who Wish To Become a Phlebotomist

Can you see yourself in the role of a phlebotomist providing services to people who are seeking answers regarding their health? Can you imagine yourself helping them by collecting their blood for analysis so that a diagnosis can be made … Continue reading

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