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Can anyone who is a medical assistant tell me about their job?

I'm going back to school soon after taking a semester off and I can't decide between medical assistant and dental assistant. I think I'd rather be a medical assistant. I'm interested in finding out exactly what a person does with a medical assistant degree, pay range, job duties, etc. Is it really stressful? What are the hours, generally? Thanks!

Asked By: LBO - 10/28/2008
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I work as a medical office assistant up in Canada, and it is a little bit different up here then it is down in the United States. Down in the United States, you deal with the front office stuff such as filing, billing, transcription, and all entities of the front office, as well as doing a lot more in the back office... More
Answered By: mtwaites - 10/28/2008
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