Medical Billing and Coding
Do you want to work in the fast-growing healthcare industry, but clinical tasks such as drawing blood make you uneasy? Or perhaps you’re detail-oriented and enjoy working with technology? No matter your reasoning, our Medical Billing and Coding program in Fayetteville, NC can give you the skills needed to start a rewarding new career in as little as 15 months.
Miller-Motte College has helped students from all over Fayetteville, North Carolina and surrounding areas gain the education and credentials needed to start or improve their careers.
Plus, this is a Hybrid track program. What does this mean for you? You’ll spend a few hours each week at the campus for face-to-face training. You will then take most of your coursework online with video, audio, and text-based lessons and interactive discussion groups. It’s the best of both worlds, for your convenience. So if you live in Hope Mills, Fort Bragg, Spring Lake, Raeford, Lumberton or Charlotte, read on to learn how our Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program can set you up for success.
Medical Billing and Coding requires detailed knowledge of medical terminology and procedures and medical office software. In the Medical Billing and Coding program at Miller-Motte College, you’ll learn everything you need to know through a combination of classroom lectures and hands-on training. To give you a better understanding of what you will learn during your training, we’ve listed some of the topics taught in our classes below:
Nervous, Sensory, Endocrine, Urinary and Reproductive Systems—Students will undertake a system-by-system anatomical study of the human body and basic principles of physiology. This course will cover the structure, functions and conditions/diseases of the nervous, sensory, endocrine, urinary and reproductive systems. In addition, the medical terminology applicable to these body systems will be addressed, with emphasis on word construction, proper usage, and acceptable medical abbreviations.
Allied Health Orientation—This course will introduce allied health students to various roles of medical professionals. The student will be trained in the scope of practice, legal and ethical responsibilities and governmental compliance required within allied health professions.
Pathology—This course examines the disease process for all body systems as well as how each disease process affects the body as a whole. The student will learn proper methods to successfully educate patients and their family members on the disease process, prevention, and health maintenance.
For course offerings and program start dates, download our Course Catalog.
In as little as 15 months, you can earn a Certificate through our Medical Billing and Coding program and start a new career in a growing field. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the need for Medical Records Technicians, which is just one career path that utilizes billing and coding procedures, will increase by an extraordinary 22%! This is a career that is in demand!
Our Medical Billing and Coding program will prepare you for not one, but several career tracks. Two are listed below:
As a Medical Secretary, you’ll be responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing medical services that help keep healthcare facilities running efficiently.
Medical Records and Health Information Technician
Medical Records Technicians perform a variety of administrative tasks, including taking patient histories and processing insurance payments. Their administrative and computer skills make them a vital part of any medical practice.
We’ve helped many students in and around Fayetteville, NC get the education they need to improve their careers and we can do the same for you. To learn how Miller-Motte College can help you achieve your career goals, contact our Admissions Representatives at 800.705.9182 or click here to request more information online.*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