Credits: 12 Credits (504 Clock Hours)
This self-paced certificate program can be completed as soon as 4-months, or sooner, but students have up to 8-months to complete. The Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Program is specifically designed for individuals who have experience working in a medical environment.
We recommend that students have a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and health insurance and reimbursement techniques. Individuals who require instruction in these foundation subjects should enroll in the MED-BCF Foundation Courses (12 months).
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Individuals who complete this program will receive a certificate of completion from Washington Technical Institute.
Graduates will also be well prepared to take the AHIMA Certified Coding Associate (CCA).
Certification from the accredited Washington Technical Institute will signify the student's achievement in both knowledge and competence. Our online courses and programs are available and recognized in all 50 States.
Excellent. There are many employment opportunities for knowledgeable billing and coding personnel in a medical office, hospitals, and clinics around the country.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the medical billing and coding field is expected to grow by 15% between now and 2024. That's almost 30,000 job openings in the next seven years. . You can expect to be working in a range of medical occupations including health insurance companies, regulators, and the courts.
Job prospects are good as more new jobs are predicted in physician's offices that require detailed records to be kept. This is particularly the case for large group practices.
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Washington Technical Institute is fully accredited by the Middle States Association (MSA) Commission on Secondary Schools, one of the most prestigious accrediting agencies in the United States.
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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning