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Online Medical Coding and Billing School

If you are looking for a secure career with a good, steady income, then there's no need to look any further than our online medical billing and coding school. This combination of our popular online Medical Billing and Medical Coding Specialist programs will prepare you for a career in a professional medical office as a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist.


Why Choose Medical Coding and Billing?

Healthcare is growing at a higher rate than most industries — and the increased number of patients and hospital admissions means more work for Medical Coding and Billing Specialists. Plus just think of the satisfaction you'll get working with doctors and other professionals in the medical field. As a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist, you will be a vital part of the team!

Medical Coding Specialists are in such high demand because nearly every visit to the doctor requires properly coded documentation for the doctor to receive payment. Every insurer — from private companies to Medicare — has its own forms and unique coding requirements.

Medical Billing and Coding School

Medical Billing Specialists apply all of these special codes to the forms that insurance companies, Medicare and state medical aid plans require before they pay a claim. Multiply this across every doctor's office, hospital and health insurance claim in the country and you'll see why this online Medical Coding and Billing course is in demand!


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How to Become a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Step 1:
Earn Your HS Diploma or Equivalent

Step 2:
Get Formal Training through an Accredited Institution
While formal training is not required, it can be helpful in seeking employment in this field. Medical Coding and Billing programs are available at the certificate and associate degree levels, with online and on-campus options available. Courses typically cover topics like medical terminology, body systems and anatomy, electronic health records as well as learning how to use the CPT Manual, ICD-10 and HCPCS Manuals, CMS-1500 Claim Form and the UB-04 Claim Form.

Step 3:
Obtain Certification
Although not required many employers prefer applicants with certification. It shows them you have the knowledge to perform well in a role as a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist and have mastered nationally recognized billing and coding standards. If you choose to wait to get certification until after you have entered the field it can be the next step to securing a better paying position in the field.

Step 4:
Start Working
Many employers will offer on-the job training, however the employee must prove mastery of nationally recognized billing and coding standards.

Check out this video that outlines the steps necessary to become a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist.


What You'll Learn During Your Online Medical Coding and Billing Training

Our online Medical Coding and Billing program is now available with Electronic or Hard Copy Lesson Books! Click here for more information.

  • How the human body works...Master human anatomy and physiology
  • How to speak the language...Explore medical terminology and pronunciations
  • How coding impacts healthcare...Learn how medical procedures and diagnoses are coded
  • How to work like a professional. Discover how coders and billers use coding software and the Internet to boost their productivity and earnings

For the full Medical Coding and Billing course outline, please visit our Course Outline page.

Medical Coding and Billing Course That Fits Your Life

Online Medical Billing and Coding CourseIn as little as four months you can be ready to start making $38,000 a year* as a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist. And our self-paced online medical coding and billing training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online medical billing and coding certificate course, there are no in-person medical billing and coding classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Medical Coding and Billing program will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist, no previous medical experience needed.


Online Medical Coding and Billing Tuition and Financing

Medical Coding and Billing Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our Medical Coding and Billing program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute. Get started on your online medical coding and billing program today and be ready to work in as little as four months!

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*With experience, all wage data is based on figures from the U.S Dept. of Labor's BLS website, professional associations and/or 3rd party resources website. Figures for this occupation were obtained here and here. [May 15, 2018]. For more information, click here.