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The Healthcare Administration Specialist program provides students the technical skills and knowledge required to achieve entry-level competencies and perform Patient Administration Specialist/Health Services Management duties at fixed medical treatment facilities and field environments. The Healthcare Administration Specialist program provides a basic knowledge of healthcare finance, patient safety, entitlements and benefits, admission and disposition procedures, medical records, automated healthcare information systems, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, line of duty determination, medical evaluation board procedures, and governing regulations. It also includes training in the procedures necessary to safeguard privacy and ensure security of personal medical information in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the management and monitoring of Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) Regulating and Command and Control Evacuation System (TRAC2ES). Additionally, this program helps students prepare for and administers two certification exams: the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) and the American Academy of Professional Coder (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC). The program culminates in college credits that apply toward an associate degree.