Medical Coding and Billing Program

 

The Medical Coding and Billing Program will teach you skills in coding as it pertains to patient diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. This detail-oriented task requires a good understanding of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology, as well as proficiency in proper use of the ICD-CM, CPT, and HCPCS code books. The Medical Coding program can be completed in the classroom, online, or a combination of the two.

Why consider medical billing/coding?

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Work in the front office or in the back
 
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Careers offer flexible work hours
 
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Gain experience with hands-on training

 

What's the average pay for medical billing/coding jobs?

Receptionist/entry-level Medical Clerical

  • Hourly Pay = $12.99
  • Annual Salary = $27,020

Billing Clerks, Medical Record Clerks, Medical Secretaries

  • Hourly Pay = $16.37
  • Annual Salary = $34,050

Experienced Medical Secretaries

  • Hourly Pay = $19.34
  • Annual Salary = $40,230

What types of jobs can I choose to learn?

  • Claim reviewer
  • Coder facility based
  • Coder physician based
  • Coding consultant
  • Coding specialist
  • Coding supervisor
  • Coding training
  • Compliance audit specialist
  • Educator
  • Insurance manager
  • Medical billing clerk
  • Medical bill & account collector
  • Medical posting clerk
  • Medical records supervisor
  • Medical office manager

What types of companies can I work for?

  • Accreditation agencies
  • Billing agencies
  • Consulting firms
  • Employment contractors- temporary help
  • FBI
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance companies
  • Lawyer's offices
  • Nursing homes
  • Peer review organizations
  • Physician's offices
  • Public health departments
  • Sheriff's departments
  • Universities

Cost

  • Total Credit Hours: 16.00
  • Estimated Program Cost: $2,680.00 plus books and materials 
  • Estimated Time to Complete: 5 months
  • The estimated costs are for reference only. Exact prices will be assigned during the registration process

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office: 720-423-4744
Financial Aid Fax: 720-423-4903
Hours: M-W 8am-6pm; TH-F 8am-3pm

Note: Not all programs qualify. Please click on the Cost tab to see if your program qualifies.