Get the Medical Billing and Coding Training You Need in Cary, NC
Do you want to work in the medical field without having to spend years studying in a costly medical program? We have great news: you can help people in need and find a satisfying career in the healthcare industry with Medical Billing and Coding training.
Miller-Motte College’s Medical Billing and Coding program has helped students from the Cary, Morrisville, Durham and Apex areas start their new careers. Why wait another day? In as little as 15 months, you could complete our program, earn a certificate in Medical Billing and Coding and begin a new career.
Plus, this is a Hybrid track program. What does this mean for you? You will take most of your coursework online with video, audio and text-based lessons and interactive discussion groups. You’ll then spend a few hours each week at the campus for face-to-face training. It’s the best of both worlds, for your convenience.
Keep reading to see what you’ll learn and what opportunities training in the field of Medical Billing and Coding can open up for you!
What You’ll Learn in Your Medical Billing and Coding Classes
Going back to school at Miller-Motte College is different. We know that you are focused on the training you need for a new career, so we make that our priority, too. Our Medical Billing and Coding program, offered throughout North Carolina, offers a mix of traditional classroom learning and hands-on vocational training. By the time you graduate from our Medical Billing and Coding program, you’ll have the skills and experience that employers are searching for.
Here’s a sample of some of the courses you’ll take:
- Medical Coding: This course provides the primary skills needed for medical procedural and diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on the use of coding manuals to assign diagnostic and procedural codes for the medical billing process.
- Medical Insurance Billing: Students will explain the guidelines of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), Traditional Insurance, Group Plans, Individual Plans and Government Sponsored Plans. Students will learn about completing CMS1500 Claim Forms, and processing and billing insurance claims. Methods of pre-certification, pre-authorization and referrals will also be examined.
- Pharmacology: This course discusses the most commonly prescribed medications in the healthcare field. Students review the key drug classifications necessary to understand the relationships between the disease process and medications.
You’ll also participate in an externship at the end of your training. What better way to test your new skills while making connections with local employers?
To see a full list of the courses you take, or if you’d like to read more about the Medical Billing and Coding program, visit our Course Catalog.
Get Trained for Careers in Medical Billing
Medical Billing and Coding jobs are on the rise! They are one of the fastest growing careers in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts positions requiring the knowledge and skills that we teach here at Miller-Motte College are going to jump 22% by 2022. If you get your training now, you’ll be in a great position to take advantage of the increase in jobs.
So, what kinds of positions can someone with Medical Billing and Coding training expect? Here are just a few that you’ll be qualified for after completing our Medical Billing and Coding program:
- Medical Secretary: You could work as a secretary in a medical setting. With your specific medical skills and knowledge of the medical environment, you’ll be a key asset to any medical team.
- Medical Records and Health Information Technician: The secret to an effective medical office is an efficient Medical Records Technician. You will use your knowledge of medical record keeping and hospital procedures to keep patient records up to date with important information.
Get Started on Your New Career in Medical Billing and Coding Today!
At Miller-Motte College, we know you are busy. It shouldn’t be complicated to take the steps needed to improve your career and your life, so we make it easy. Just pick up the phone and give us a call at 800.705.9182 to get started or click here to request more information.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 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 May 22, 2015).