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Course Description

Comprehensive training offered virtually to become a certified Patient Access Specialist. Professional certification as a certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA), offered by The National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM), validates your knowledge and skills in alignment with industry standards.

Course Outline

Medical terminology

Electronic health records

Customer service

Patient scheduling

Patient registration

Revenue cycle

Finance and insurance

Patient encounters and billing information

Billing and reimbursement

Agencies and government regulations

Regulatory compliance and more

 

Technical Requirements:

Laptop or desktop

Headset

Intermediate computer skills recommended

Web browser must support cookies and JavaScript

Up-to-date Adobe Reader (for PDF downloads)

Learner Outcomes

Mandatory CHAA review session

Eligible to sit for the CHAA national exam upon successful completion of the program

Private CHAA national exam – first attempt included in cost

Professionalism included

In-class Career Day

Graduation Ceremony

Notes

Virtual Classroom Program delivered on Tri-C Blackboard.

Additional engaging sessions may be offered by WebEx or Zoom.

High School Diploma or GED is minimum requirement for enrollment.

Strict attendance policy – attendance is a primary indicator of academic success.

Program is a non-credit certificate program and is not eligible for financial aid (e.g. FAFSA, student loans)

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Section Title
Comprehensive Patient Access Specialist - Virtual Classroom
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Days
Sa, Su
Time
9:00AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Aug 15, 2020 to Sep 05, 2020
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Days
Sa, Su
Time
9:00AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Sep 12, 2020 to Nov 22, 2020
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Days
Sa, Su
Time
9:00AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Dec 05, 2020 to Dec 20, 2020
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Days
Sa, Su
Time
9:00AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Jan 09, 2021 to Jan 16, 2021
Type
Discussion/Lecture
Days
Sa, Su
Time
9:00AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Jan 23, 2021 to Mar 28, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
162.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
F670 non-credit $3,000.00
Section Notes
This is a Virtual Class on Saturdays & Sundays
Register at least 3 - 5 business days in advance for textbook delivery
See Technical Requirements
Additional Details:
Laptop/Desktop required with updated Browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader
Headsets Recommended 
No Classes: 09/06, 11/28, 11/29, 12/26, 12/27, 01/02, 01/03 and 01/17
CHAA Review Session: April 10 (9am - 2pm)
CHAA Exam: April 17 (10am - 12pm)
Any questions, email Shawanna.Rice@tri-c.edu
Section Title
Comprehensive Patient Access Specialist - Virtual Classroom
Type
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
Days
M, T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Aug 17, 2020 to Jan 11, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
162.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
F670 non-credit $3,000.00
Section Notes
This is a Virtual Class
Register at least 3 - 5 business days in advance for textbook delivery
See Technical Requirements
Additional Details:
Laptop/Desktop required with updated Browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader
Headsets Recommended 
No Classes: 09/07, 11/26, 12/24, 12/28, 12/29, and 12/31
CHAA Review Session: Jan 9 21 (9am - 2pm)
CHAA Exam: Jan 23 21 (10am - 12pm)
Any questions, email Shawanna.Rice@tri-c.edu