Become a
Certified Medical Billing & Coding Assistant

Our online programs are designed to get you prepared for your new career in as little as 16 weeks.

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Medical Billing & Coding Program Overview

Embark on a transformative journey with our 18-week Medical Billing & Coding Assistant program, delivered entirely online. This course equips you with the essential skills to organize and manage health information accurately and securely, both in paper and electronic systems. By mastering various classification systems, you will become proficient in coding patient information for reimbursement, maintaining medical histories, and contributing to healthcare databases and registries.

Gain foundational and advanced knowledge in using ICD-10 CM codes, CPT-4 codes, and the HCPCS coding system.

Understand the structure of healthcare reimbursement, including Medicare, Medicaid, and managed care.

Learn the critical aspects of HIPAA and compliance to ensure the security and privacy of patient information.

Obtain essential knowledge of anatomy and physiology to enhance accuracy in coding across various body systems.

Job Description

Accurate processing of health insurance claims has become more exacting and rigorous as health insurance plan options have rapidly expanded. These changes, combined with modifications in state and federal regulations affecting the health insurance industry, are a constant challenge to healthcare personnel. Those responsible for processing health insurance claims require thorough instruction in all aspects of medical insurance, including plan options, payer requirements, state and federal regulations, abstracting of source documents, accurate completion of claims, and coding of diagnoses and procedures/services. Understanding Health Insurance provides the required info clearly and comprehensively manner. 

Job Outlook

According to bls.gov, there are over 186,400 jobs you are eligible to apply for when certified as a Billing and Coding Specialist. The industry is growing faster than average over decade at 7%.

Earning Potential

On average, the salary for Billing and Coding Assistants is $40,418 per year, according to salary.com. This could be your potential future income!

Career Paths
  • Certified Medical Biller and Coder
  • Medical Office Administrator
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Insurance Claims Analyst
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Transcription Supervisor

Nationally Recognized Certifications

Qualify to take the National Certification Exam upon completion, solidifying your credentials as a certified professional.

(MCBC)
Medical Coder & Biller Certification

(CBCS)
Certified Billing & Coding Specialist

(NRCCS)
Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist

24/7 Access

Using a personal computer, smart phone, or tablet device, students can take our online classes anywhere, anytime, and at their own pace.

Academic Coaching

You will be assigned an academic coach to guide you through the coursework when you enroll. Your academic coach is available via Zoom live, Text and Emails during both weekdays and weekends.

Instructor Support

Meeting with our instructors and subject matter experts one-on-one or in smaller groups regularly via flexible schedules of online live Zoom mentoring sessions

Online Hands-on Learning

Online hands-on medical office simulations are included in most of our medical programs, offering students the opportunity to practice their skills in real-world settings

Externship or Observation

For selected medical programs, MedCertify students have the opportunity to be placed at local clinical facilities for observation or externship to advance their knowledge and practical skills.

Career Development

Once students successfully earn their certification a career advisor helps students with counseling, resume building, job placement, and more!

What are the steps to apply?

1

Submit for more Information

  • A MedCertify Admissions rep will reach out and step you through what program is right for you.
  • This information also helps us determine if you may be eligible for any scholarship in your area.

2

Find the Tuition and Payment Option right for you

  • With multiple payment options available for everyone we will work wit h your to find the right pathway to your new career.

Monthly payment plans as low as $199/month.

3

Get your new career started!

  • Our Onboarding team works directly with you to help you get started.
  • Our coaches and instructors help lead you through your course to prepare you for your certification.