Medical Billing and Coding Online

Diploma/Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding

Program Overview

Florida Associate of Science in Nursing

As a fully trained Medical Billing and Coding technician, you’ll have an advantage in finding employment at a variety of medical offices, medical record facilities and libraries, hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, and medical billing companies.

After graduating and earning your diploma from this Medical Billing and Coding program at Cambridge, you’ll be able to take the medical record keeping certification test know as the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist exam offered through the National Health Career Association.

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Medical Billing and Coding Online Program Offers

  • Classroom learning lead by qualified, instructors with professional experience in the medical record keeping industry.
  • Hands-on working with the administration of medical records.
  • Training on the most industry current software in the workforce.

What Does An Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Do?

Under the direct supervision of physicians or medical administrators, Medical Record Administrators and Librarians, also known as health information technicians, are generally responsible for the following duties:

  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Computerized practice management including medical billing software and medical record management software
  • Electronic health record administration
  • Systems management
  • Laws and codes of healthcare privacy
  • Electronic library and archival requirements
  • HIPPA Requirements and Medical Record Privacy laws

A Hands-on Approach to Healthcare Training

At Cambridge you’ll be trained to perform medical billing and coding, Microsoft office software, computerized record keeping administration, electronic health records, and systems management. The classes at all three of our campuses serving the Palm Beach and Orlando areas are unsurpassed in terms of personal attention and student preparation.

We are committed to academic excellence that ensures high-quality and hands-on instruction leading to superior patient care and medical record management. Our facilities are equipped with industry current technology. Our staff and instructors are skilled, experienced professionals in medical records administration. Each of our graduates is fully trained and prepared to immediately work as an electronic medical records management technician.

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Job Outlook

Employment for Medical Billing and Coding is expected to grow faster than the national average for all other occupations. Employment for Medical Billing and Coding is expected to grow *21% from 2010 to 2020. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages. An aging population will need more medical tests, treatments, and procedures. This will also mean more claims for reimbursement from private and public insurance. Additional records, coupled with widespread use of electronic health records by all types of healthcare providers, should lead to an increased need for technicians to organize and manage the associated information in all areas of the healthcare industry.

The combination of being trained as a Medical Biller and Coder helps Cambridge graduates to become more marketable in the competitive healthcare employment landscape.

In addition to enjoying a wide range of employment opportunities in various medical settings such as physicians’ offices, hospitals, clinics, and Billing Companies the career outlook for a Medical Biller and Coder is boosted by changes in Medicare and Medicaid with medical offices converting to an electronic medical records management system.

Overall, as the healthcare industry expands through technological advances, there will be an increased need for all types of healthcare workers.

Source:
U.S. Department of Labor
*Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook

Careers

Overview

The Advantage of A Unique Skills Set Increases Your Employment Options.

As a graduate of the Diploma/Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding program at Cambridge, you’ll have a wide variety of employment opportunities. Because this healthcare program prepares you to perform a multitude of tasks, you’ll have an advantage in securing and succeeding as an employee in healthcare facilities.

Career Opportunities

As a medical professional, you can choose to work in almost any type of healthcare facility. With your hands-on training and experience from the Electronic Medical Records Management program, you’ll be ready to begin working at a variety of medical offices, including:

  • Physician’s offices
  • Outpatient medical facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Billing Company

What Does An Electronic Medical Records Management Specialist Do?

It varies, depending on the type of medical facility you decide to work for. In most cases, you’ll work under the direct supervision of physicians or medical administrator. Electronic Medical Records Management professionals are generally responsible for the following duties:

  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Computerized practice management including medical billing software
  • Electronic health records
  • Systems management
  • Laws and codes of healthcare privacy
  • Archival requirements
  • Privacy Laws