Which acronym represents the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides health coverage to more than 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
How often should the medical assistant update Materials Safety Data Sheets?
Any updated SDS should be sent within three months of any new and significant information regarding the given hazardous chemical.
Can a medical assistant can obtain an EKG on a patient?
Electrocardiograms are diagnostic tests used to examine heart function. Once done only in hospitals, most EKGs can now be performed in doctor’s offices by a trained medical assistant. It’s a time saver for patients and an important source of revenue for physicians.