Medical Coding & Billing Certificate
Find a career that utilizes your tech and analytical skills.
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the country and demand for qualified professionals is on the rise.
Our accelerated, hands-on medical coding and billing certificate program is designed to prepare you for a career in an industry that offers stability and growth potential. If you have an analytical mind and love technology, medical coding and billing can be a perfect fit for you.
Medical Coding and Reimbursement Program
Medical coding and billing courses
Courses in medical billing and coding focus on diagnostic and procedural codes (ICD-10-CM or HCPCS codes) to record individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. Courses include Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Health, Medical Office Procedures, and Medical Law and Ethics.
What do they do?
Also known as medical records and health information technicians or health information technicians, medical coding and reimbursement specialists use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes. They organize and manage health information data, ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems.
Develop the skills you’ll need to work in medical coding and billing
The program is designed to help you learn necessary technical, communication and critical thinking skills you’ll need to be an effective coding & billing specialist. You can work with patients, staff, and insurance representatives. Although tech skills are important in this profession, interpersonal and decision-making skills are essential.
Career outlook for medical coding and billing specialists
Qualified specialists work in physicians’ offices, managed health care organizations, laboratories, medical centers, medical billing offices, and hospitals. Medical coding and reimbursement specialists are expected to be in great demand for the near future. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand is expected to grow by 15% through 2026.
Earn your medical coding and billing certificate in as little as 12 months
The program is designed to prepare you for a career as a medical coding and billing specialist. Upon successful completion of this program, you can be prepared for a new career in the growing healthcare industry.
Learn more about the Medical Coding & Billing program.
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