Medical Billing and Coding Specialists
Earn your Medical Coding and Billing certificate in as little as 12 months at EBI.
Look around. The healthcare industry is expanding like never before, driving demand for qualified professionals to fill positions in a variety of health-related fields. If you’ve ever wanted a career in healthcare and would like a job which allows you to help both doctors and patients, consider Medical Coding and Billing training at Elmira Business Institute.
Medical Billing and Coding Specialists, also known as medical records or health information technicians, organize and manage health information data for medical offices.
What is Medical Coding and Billing?
Although these services are very closely related, medical billing and medical coding are two separate functions. The job of a medical coder is to transcribe the notes and records from doctors and medical staff; while a medical biller uses that information to ensure the practice gets paid by patients or third parties such as insurance companies.
What you’ll learn in the medical coding and billing program
Training at EBI includes communication, technology, and of course, medical specialty courses. General education classes include computer and software training. You’ll take courses to build your knowledge base, including:
- Medical Terminology
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Medical Office Procedures
- Health Care Reimbursement
- Health Information Technology
You may think all career schools are the same. Not so fast! At EBI, we want to partner in your success and help guide you into the first job of your new career. Here are a few reasons why you could discover a whole new you at Elmira:
- Career placement assistance
- Industry-experienced faculty
- Real-world experience through externships
- Financial aid to those who qualify
Are you ready for a career in a growing field?
The time to consider the Medical Coding and Billing certificate program at EBI is now! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for qualified individuals to fill medical billing and coding jobs will rise 15% by 2024.
If you are ready for a challenging career, you can complete the program at our medical billing and coding schools in Elmira and Vestal, NY. For more information, 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 February 21, 2016).