When the government passed the Affordable Care Act, insurance premiums for Americans decreased and the number of expected insured Americans rose. This is causing an unprecedented growth in the primary care sector, which is hiring medical assistants at an above average pace. The demand comes from the aging baby-boomer population. The health concerns of that generation has created an opening in the service industry for those willing to work entry level positions with doctors and primary care facilities.
Becoming a medical assistant is a solid entry level position that can lead job seekers deeper into the medical field without pursuing a doctorate. These jobs are expected to grow in cities with larger populations, where demand for health care is likely to be higher than rural areas.
Medical Assistant Description
A medical assistant is an intermediary between the patient and the health care [Read more…]