More people 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 program at MTI College provides you with the training you need
to become employable in an exciting Sacramento healthcare career. The flexibility
of our medical billing and coding program allows you to attend during the day or
the evening to fit your schedule.
In addition to the following Medical Billing and Coding certification program, MTI
also offers a Medical Assistant
certificate program as well as a
Phlebotomy add-on for this Medical Assistant program.
Duties of a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
Medical billing and coding specialists 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. They are able to write well and express
themselves in a professional manner. They must pay attention to details, be comfortable
using technology and have the ability to learn new computer programs.
Medical billing and coding technicians help organize each patient’s information
and code it using software, which determines the amount of money insurance providers,
Medicaid or Medicare will pay. Sometimes coders keep track of statistics, as well.
Becoming a medical billing and coding specialist allows you to enjoy a career that
is essential to the healthcare industry in an office environment.
An Inside Look at Our Program
Our Medical billing and coding specialist program focuses on providing you with
the skills and knowledge to obtain a job in outpatient facilities, in nursing homes,
offices and other healthcare facilities. Our curriculum includes:
- Insurance billing
- Medical coding of records
- Administrative office duties
- Medisoft practice management software use
- Electronic Health Records (EHR)
- Computer skills
- Problem-solving and organizational skills
Contact MTI College today, so we can help you get your career on track.