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Medical biller and coders manage accurate patient records. They use medical systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance disbursements and databases.
You can train for a new career in less time than you think. It only takes 8 months to complete our Medical Billing & Coding program. Our focused, hands-on training is designed to prepare you for quick workplace entry.
2019 annual national salary for jobs in this occupation*
Lowest 10%: $27,820 or less
2019-29 projected growth*
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm (visited September 28, 2020).
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This program features a blend of online and on-campus learning. This is to help make going to school work with your busy schedule. Typically, you will spend 1 day on campus per week, where you can practice hands-on skills and ask your instructor questions. Complete the rest of your coursework online at home, at your own pace, and on your own time.
As a medical billing and coding student, you’ll receive a laptop (which is yours to keep after graduating) to help you with your online coursework as well as prepare you to work in a modern office. All-inclusive tuition also covers your books, Altierus branded backpack and school scrubs, as well as test preparation and fees for your Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam.
Your coursework integrates professional skills development into this program so you’ll have the soft skills employers look for. Gain proficiency in communication, interpersonal skills, self-management, emotional intelligence, and career-building competencies. You’ll also prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification, the industry standard for medical billing and coding in healthcare settings.
Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be able to proficiently identify components and use correct medical terminology of body systems, utilize proper classification software, and determine the correct application of health insurance forms and documents.
Learn how to perform critical duties such as:
Preparation and testing are included in the program at no extra cost for the following certification exam: