Frequently Asked Questions
Billing and Doctor's Assisting School is an educational facility approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), Workforce Development offices of WIA and IETC, National Healthcare Association and Presidents Office of Employment Training (POET) GI Bill (Veterans). We offer medical and dental assistant training and award diplomas upon successful completion of each course. Our school has been in the business since the year 2000.
Our instructors are all professionals in their respective fields and provide a comprehensive and personalized classroom experience. Throughout the year the school turns over 45-50 students. The classes are offered in the morning as well as the nights and weekends.
Every student, upon enrollment gets his/her own textbook, notebook, and the uniform to be worn at the rotation and practices in the dental or medical offices. Those who take medical billing receive a CD with the tutorial version of MediSoft billing software. The classes are in intentionally kept small in order to provide higher quality education to individual students.
Medical office assistant program prepares students for entry-level medical office support roles. Emphasis is placed on general secretarial skills and medical office knowledge and procedures. Microcomputer skills are developed to enhance office productivity as it applies to medical office word processing, transcription, data entry, medical record filing, medical insurance billing, accounting and medical office management.
Our programs are designed for 3-4 months and that is a niche of our business. In a very short time, students obtain qualifications that are in high demand at the current job market and become extremely competitive in the job market. Historically, 95% of our graduates were able to get job placement in less than one month. At the end of the program every student is taught how to fill out a job application, write a good resume. Our school's staff takes extra steps to ensure that the students are ready and are competitive in the job market.
According to a research study conducted by American Dental Assistant Association, dental assistants nationwide held over 270 thousand jobs in 2006. Job prospects for dental and medical assistants should be excellent. Employment is expected to grow much faster than average. In fact the dental and medical assistants are expected to be two of the fastest growing occupations over the 2007-2014 projection period. Median hourly earnings of dental assistant were $13.62 in May of 2006. The middle 50% earned between $11-16.65 an hour. The highest earned more than $19.97 an hour. Medical and Dental Assistant is a great career that is now in high demand. Dentists and medical doctors are expanding their individual practices in all local neighborhoods, and all of them without exceptions need assistants, billers, and receptionists.
Placement Assistance Services
Billing and Doctor's Assisting Inc. does not provide Placement Assistance Services. Billing and Doctor's Assisting Inc. will provide each student with extensive resume assistance. There is also a job board located at the facility where many corporations post job request.
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To register complaints against the school, please refer to:
Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL, 62701, or calling the Board at (217) 782-2551. Information about the complaint may be submitted through IBHE online complaint system at http://complaints.ibhe.org/, accessible through the agency's homepage (www.ibhe.org). The IBHE online complaint site includes step-by-step instructions and key information about the complaint process.
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