Medical Billing and Coding Certificate - Online Program
Enter the Medical Billing & Coding Field with our Online Certificate Program!
Designed Program Length for our Online Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Program: 48 Weeks
Our accredited online Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to become entry-level health information technician employees in medical or insurance company settings. In this online medical billing and coding program, students will review the necessary competencies required to pass an entry-level certification exam in coding and medical records.
For information about our shorter, blended-delivery Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program, combining hands-on training with online classes, click here.
Medical billing and coding professional are responsible for assisting healthcare providers and insurance companies to accurately code medical diagnoses and procedures in order to expedite the filing and payment of insurance claims. Core responsibilities include completing medical billing forms and filing medical insurance claims (both manually and by automation). Essential skills include practical application of CPT-4, ICD-9/10 and HCPCS codes, record-keeping for both hospital and physician offices, following procedures in content and filing of patient medical records, and using a variety of filing systems, both alphabetical and numerical. In addition, students will gain a general knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, reimbursement methodologies, and customer service principles. Essentially, students will receive all the training necessary to work successfully in insurance companies/offices, physician offices, hospitals, outpatient medical facilities and long-term care medical facilities.
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The Need for Medical Billing and Coding Jobs Is Growing Over the Next 10 Years
- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Medical Records and Health Information Technicians is expected to increase by 13% through 2026
*May not reflect local or regional job market
Medical Billing and Coding Jobs
- Medical Billers
- Medical Coders
- Medical Record Technicians
- Health Information Technicians
- Administrative Assistant
- Insurance Benefits Assistant
- Insurance Examiner’s Assistant
- Hospital Admitting Clerk
- Medical Office Bookkeeper
- Medical Records Clerk
- Insurance Claims Clerk
Medical Billing and Coding Skills
- Medical records management
- Filing insurance claims
- Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
- DRGs management
- Electronic health record
- Patient files
- Filing system
- Data management and analysis
- Insurance billing
- ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding