San Juan College

4601 College Blvd, Farmington, NM 87402-4699

Medical Insurance Coder/Biller

Program Details

The Medical Insurance Coder/Biller Certificate provides students with the necessary information they need to be employed within this growing field. Medical billing and coding is a medical office procedure that involves the employee to work with the patient’s insurance company and the patient regarding claims. The duties of a medical biller and coder involve billing in order to receive payment for services that patients receive from the healthcare provider. The process requires a strong working knowledge of codes, symptoms, medications, and more. This certificate program provides students with knowledge of coding systems, medical terminology, and other information that is essential for working successfully within the field. Individuals who work in this field must be detailed oriented and accurate in order to ensure that the bills are correct. Communication skills are necessary in order to effectively communicate with insurance agencies, patients, and other co workers.
 
Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the Certified Coding Associate Exam. Completion of this exam ensures employers that the individual is able to perform all duties related to their position as a biller and coder. Medical billers and coders may work in physician’s officers, hospitals, home health care agencies, nursing homes, clinics, insurance companies, or within other related settings. All of the coursework for this program may be completed online. Students are able to earn their degree while enjoying the flexibility of completing coursework when it’s convenient for them. This certificate program is ideal for those who wish to contribute to the running and success of a health care agency.

Program Overview:

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online
  • Completion Time:
    40

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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