Whether you're just starting out or transitioning into a different
field, there has never been a better time to enter the field of Medical
Billing and Coding. More than 850,000 practicing physicians in the
United States rely on medical billers and coders to receive payment for
their services. Aside from medical facilities, positions are available
with health insurance companies, pharmacies, medical suppliers,
consulting firms, and medical billing companies. Healthcare workers are
in high demand due to the increased medical needs of an aging
population and the increased number of Americans qualifying for health
This program offers valuable training in legal, ethical, and regulatory
concepts that are central to the field, including HIPAA compliance and
third-party guidelines for filing insurance claims. You will gain
hands-on, practical experience in medical billing and coding and work
with the main coding manuals: ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS
Level II. You will also learn how to code diagnoses, services, and
procedures for all systems of the body.
Medical Terminology is the language of medicine. You will study word
parts and the structures and functions of the human body. You will also
learn about the disorders and medical procedures common to each body
system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory,
digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic,
You'll also have the option to complete the all-new Career Roadmap lesson for Medical Billing and Coding. This lesson will help you find, land, and keep a job in your new field. These job-finding and job-landing skills will serve you now and throughout the rest of your career.
Upon completion of this program, you’ll be well prepared to find your
place in this rewarding healthcare career. You will also be able to sit
for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered by the American
Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the registration fee for this
exam is included with this program. This program will also prepare you
to sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.
This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When
you register, you receive twelve (12) months to complete this program.