Medical Billing & Coding
Medical Billing & Coding Program
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Kickstart Your Future in Healthcare with the Medical Billing and Coding Program
Miller-Motte College’s Medical Billing & Coding program helps prepare you to pursue a career within healthcare and insurance management. This program allows you to pursue a diploma or certificate in Medical Billing & Coding in a flexible and affordable environment. Enrollment is on a rolling basis with classes beginning every 5 weeks, and you can be finished with your Certificate/Diploma in Medical Billing & Coding in as little as 15 months.
Along with classroom education, in-person students at Miller-Motte will get the opportunity to participate in an externship where they will get hands-on training in a workplace environment to strengthen their skills.
Certificate: 72 Credit Hours, 15 Months. Augusta, Columbus, Wilmington, NC.
Diploma: 72 Credit Hours, 15 Months. Chattanooga, TN; Tulsa, OK.
*Miller-Motte College does not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by Miller-Motte but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to Miller-Motte. Therefore, Miller-Motte cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
Skills You'll Cover in the Medical Billing and coding Program
Students are exposed to the administrative and financial responsibilities performed in medical offices. Practice setting priorities, using Electronic Health Records (EHT), and making informed decisions as part of a healthcare team.
Practice using medical coding manuals to assign diagnostic and procedural codes. Students have the opportunity to gain experience translating information found in patient files into medical codes.
Practice identifying differences between Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), traditional insurance, group plans and more. Students have the chance to practice completing CMS1500 claim forms as well as processing and billing insurance claims.
Study how disease impacts the body. Practice informing patients about the disease process, preventative measures they could take, and how to maintain their overall health.
Examine career opportunities available in health information management while studying healthcare delivery systems, healthcare reimbursement processes, applicable health record formats, and health information storage.
Practice computing statistics within the Health Information Management (HIM) departments based on unit cost, productivity, and staffing levels. Students may also analyze how these stats are intended to be used when creating a department budget.
Students will train to identify commonly prescribed medications in healthcare. Review drug classifications and the impact these medications have on the disease process.
Review how to apply coding guidelines, analyze health records, apply reimbursement methodologies and more as you study in preparation for your coding licensure exam. Students are expected to schedule a time to sit for this exam as part of this course.
What Can I Do With A Medical Billing & Coding Certificate?
People who graduate from the Miller-Motte College Medical Billing & Coding program have the opportunity to apply for entry-level careers within the healthcare industry.
*MMC cannot guarantee employment or salary.
- Certified Medical Coder
- Medical Secretary
- Medical Records & Health Information Technician
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Start learning with Miller-Motte College and get on your way to the health services career training you’ve been dreaming of. Our flexible scheduling and affordable options make Miller-Motte College a great place for you to pursue your diploma or certificate in Medical Billing & Coding. Talk to an admissions representative today.
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Take The First Step Toward Your Next Career with Medical Billing and Coding Training
Graduates of the Medical Billing and Coding program have the opportunity to pursue a rewarding career in the medical industry. We’re ready to help you get an education for the future you want. If you are ready to take the next step on your new journey in vocational or skills-based education, Miller-Motte College is ready to help.