Median Salary : $38,040*
The program will prepare students to work in billing and coding positions in a variety of medical settings. The students will learn the process of medical coding and billing, and will study the reimbursement cycle from the initial encounter with the patient through managing accounts receivable. Every topic of the course will be followed by hands-on practice exercises, which will allow students to better understand the area studied.
Students will be prepared to sit for the NHA Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) certification exam.
Employment: hospitals, physicians’ offices, retirement homes, and government facilities.
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics