If you’re interested in numbers and organization, then a career in Medical Billing and Coding is perfect for you! Medical Billing and Coding professionals are responsible for keeping the records, charts and bills in a medical office in order. Every day you could put your organizational and mathematical skills to the test to insure healthcare facilities run smoothly. As a Medical Billing and Coding professional, you’ll benefit from regular day-time hours, paid time off, better job security and more.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Medical Billing and Coding jobs are expected to grow by 20% through 2018.* As a student at Meridian, you’ll learn the fundamentals of medical office protocol that will ensure you will have the tools to succeed in this growing industry.
Your Accounting training will include:
- Billing Basics
- ICD-10 coding
- CPT/HCPCS coding
- Advanced clinical coding
- Inpatient coding
- Coding from operative reports
- Health information technology
In addition to your classroom experiences, you will also complete an externship for on-the-job training that will bring you further expertise. You’ll be supervised by a physician, nurse or health services professional and learn the billing and coding process from the working perspective.
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Meridian College cannot guarantee employment or a minimum starting salary upon graduation; however, placement assistance is available upon successful completion of the selected program of study.
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Call us today or complete the “Request More Information” form on the top of the page to take the next step towards your new career in the Medical Billing and Coding field.