Medical Coding & Billing Certificate Career Options
What are your career options with a Medical Billing & Coding Certificate?
There’s never been a better time to get out of your dead-end job and finally go after that career you’ve always wanted. Right now, the healthcare industry is booming and with the demand for trained healthcare professionals growing rapidly, it’s going to take the right education and certification to maximize your potential.
With a Medical Coding and Reimbursement degree from EBI, you may be able to get a jump on your competition and put yourself in position to stand above the crowd.
Career growth potential
Right now, the medical profession is booming. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the demand for trained health care employees is going to increase by 15% by 2024, making it one of the fastest growing occupational industries. With a degree from EBI, you will then have access to our career placement program, which can help put you on the path that fits your education.
Medical Coding & Billing duties?
A trained Medical Coding and Billing specialist will play a crucial part in the day to day operations of a health care practice or facility. Medical coding and billing responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Medical billing
- Medical coding
- Acting as a patient account representative
- Tracking patient outcomes for quality assessment
- Assigning clinical codes for reimbursement and data analysis using classification software
Where can a Medical Billing & Coding certificate work?
- Insurance companies
- Medical Offices and Group Practices
- Medical Practice Management companies
- Medical Laboratories
- Rehab Clinics – Outpatient and Inpatient
- Dental Offices
- Nursing Homes
Begin an exciting healthcare career at EBI!
Now is a great time to start a career in the healthcare field. You can earn your certificate in as little as 12 months. To learn more about our Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program in Elmira and Vestal, NY, call (607) – 729-8915.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm (visited May 25, 2016).