Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
Obtain billing and coding skills, including ICD-10 and CPT, along with office skills used in a variety of healthcare settings
Sacramento Medical Billing and Coding Training Program
MTI College’s Medical Billing and Coding certification program gives you the skills and knowledge to work as a healthcare professional in outpatient facilities, including nursing homes, medical offices and other healthcare facilities. Our medical billing and coding training curriculum helps you become proficient in:
- Insurance billing
- Medical coding of records
- Administrative office duties
- Using Medisoft practice management software
- Electronic Health Records (EHR)
- Computer skills
- Problem‐solving and organizational skills
Contact MTI College of Sacramento today, so we can help you advance your career in healthcare.
Demand for Medical Billing Specialist
More and more qualified professionals are needed in the medical field every year! As people age, they often require more medical care. Therefore, as the Baby Boomer generation begins to age, it is not surprising that the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for medical billing and coding specialists will have significant growth.
The Medical Billing and Coding certification program at MTI College of Sacramento gives you the training needed to become qualified for an exciting healthcare career in billing and coding. Plus, the flexibility of our Medical Billing and Coding program allows you to attend classes during the day or the evening to fit your schedule.
I have enjoyed working with the teachers. They pushed me to do my best and to work hard. MTI prepared me with all the skills I needed to work in the real world.
Jenette Edwards, Medical Assisting
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Career Description
Medical billing and coding specialists (MBCS) are reliable and deadline oriented. They are well‐organized employees who can interact with physicians, patients and other personnel during the course of their day. MBCS’s are able to write well and express themselves in a professional manner. They also enjoy paying attention to details, and are comfortable learning and using technology and the latest electronic healthcare record (EMR) software. Medical billing and coding specialists help organize patient information. You’ll use EMR software to track and code each visit. Medical billers help determine the amount of money the patient or their insurance provider, Medicaid or Medicare reimburses your office. Sometimes coders keep track of statistics, as well. Becoming a medical billing and coding specialist gives you an opportunity to make a difference and enjoy a career in the healthcare industry.
To get started with your enrollment or to get any questions you have answered, give us a call today (916) 339-1500 or send us a message using the form on the right-hand side of your screen. We look forward to helping you grow your healthcare career.
The application process to MTI’s Medical Billing and Coding school can be started by filling out the online application. Upon completion, you will be contacted by and MTI admissions advisor who will guide you through the rest of the application process.
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Review Program Assessment Data
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program Assessment 2011 (PDF)
Tuition and Registration: $13,150.00
Books and Supplies: $2,052
Program Job Placement Rate: 94%
Based on the number of Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program graduates in the 2013-2014 award year (7/1/2013 – 6/30/2014) who registered for graduate placement services and secured employment in their field of study, and those who did not register and successfully obtained employment on their own.
Percentage of students who graduate within the published timeframe: 53%
Note: The percentage shown above represents students who graduated from the program on or before the published graduation date. The majority of the remaining students completed the program within the timeframe allowed by the U.S. Department of Education, which is 150% of the normal program length. A student’s graduation date may be delayed by a few days or a few months due to circumstances such as the need to retake a course or the need for a leave of absence to care for an ailing family member.
All information provided in compliance with U.S. Code 75 FR 66948 §668.6.
Review Gainful Employment data in compliance with U.S. Code 34 CFR 668.6(b)(2)(iv).
More Medical Training Options
In addition to the following Medical Billing and Coding certification program, MTI College of Sacramento also offers two other diploma programs: the Medical Assistant diploma program as well as a Phlebotomy certification. Browse our other healthcare training programs to learn which one is right for you.
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