Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

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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.

MTI College Healthcare Program Testimonials and Careers

Graduates from MTI’s healthcare program have opportunities to go into solid careers upon completion of their program and certification exams. Our job placement assistance staff will also be at your disposal to help you prepare for your job search. Find out what some of our alumni think about their time at MTI’s healthcare program and what they’re doing with their training. Also, learn more about the types of medical fields graduates of our program can target after completion of the program.

Student Jenette Edwards

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

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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 (EHR) software. Medical billing and coding specialists help organize patient information. You’ll use EHR 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.

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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

PDF File Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program Assessment 2011 (PDF)

Program Details

Tuition and Registration: $13,150.00

Books and Supplies: $2,052

Award Year Adjusted Job Placement Rate: 93%
Award Year Unadjusted Job Placement Rate: 91%

Based on the number of Medical Billing and Coding Specialist 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.

MTI’s job placement rate calculations are based on the award year July 1 to June 30. The unadjusted rate represents the percentage of total graduates who obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate represents the percentage of graduates who are actively looking for work and obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate does not include graduates who are not looking for work for reasons such as continuing education, remaining at current place of employment, military service, health issues, death, etc. For more information on these calculations, refer to the Job Placement Rate Calculation page.

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.

Title IV: $6,765.00

Private Educational Loan Debt: $0

Institutional Financing Debt: $0

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).

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