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Medical May 31 2017 Author: blakeaustin

A Day in the Life: Administrative Medical Assistant

Do you know what an Administrative Medical Assistant does? They do a lot more than you think! AMAs can work in hospitals, specialty offices, and more! Check out our infographic below to find out their daily responsibilities!

Administrative Medical Assistants are considered the “backbone” of the office because they are usually the main line of communication between the front and back offices.

Doctor’s Offices

Common responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling appointments
  • Maintaining records
  • Filing insurance claims
  • Billing/recording transactions
  • Accounting


Common responsibilities include:

  • Checking in patients
  • Compiling records and charts
  • Transferring lab records
  • Processing insurance payments

Specialty Offices

Common responsibilities include:

  • Making appointments
  • Handling insurance claims
  • Taking health claims
  • Educating patients

The career opportunities can be vast for an Administrative Medical Assistant. If you’re interested in this career, you must be educated, driven, organized, and passionate about the field. Ready to get educated? Check out our program!

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