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Administrative Medical Assistants are responsible for the administrative and clerical work in medical offices, hospitals, other medical facilities, or private physician offices. They keep records, answer phone calls, order supplies, handle correspondence, bill patients, complete insurance forms and transcribe dictation. They may keep financial records, handle credits and collections and other bookkeeping duties. They greet patients, schedule appointments, and obtain medical histories, arrange hospital admissions and schedule surgeries. General wages: $18,720 - $37,440 per year.

Links to Additional Career Information

California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants

P. O. Box 462
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-1850

American Association of Medical Assistants

20 N. Walker Drive, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 889-1500

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