Certificate in Medical Biller/Coder

Certificate in Medical Biller/Coder

Medical billers and coders work in hospitals, clinics, doctors offices and insurance companies preparing bills and reimbursements for medical care. They use industry-established numerical codes to indicate what treatments were received, what the diagnosis was and what level of care was given.


Medical Biller/Coder : Distance Learning

What is Medical Biller/Coder : Distance Learning?

Medical billers and coders work in hospitals, clinics, doctors offices and insurance companies preparing bills and reimbursements for medical care. They use industry-established numerical codes to indicate what treatments were received, what the diagnosis was and what level of care was given.

To succeed in medical billing and coding, you should be well organized, have excellent communication skills and be detail oriented. You should also be comfortable sitting at a desk for long periods.

Career Possibilities

If you successfully complete the medical biller/coder certificate, you may pursue a variety of opportunities in hospitals, physician offices, nursing care facilities, outpatient clinics, home health services, insurance companies and public health departments. If you also become certified by the American Health Information Management Association, you will have the best employment options.

The following information is provided to you per U.S. Department of Education regulations:
The Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code for this occupation is 43-3021.  The informational profile for this occupation is at http://online.onetcenter.org.

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). View this program’s most recent disclosure information including program costs, median loan debt at program completion, normal time to completion and normal time to completion rates, and job placement rate (if reported) at http://www.ucclermont.edu/content/dam/clermont/gainful-employment/medical-biller-and-coder-new/Medical%20BillerCoder.html.

Curriculum

UC Advantages and Special Opportunities

The UC Clermont campus is on 92 wooded acres located in Batavia, Ohio, in the heart of Clermont County. We are relatively small and our faculty to student ratio is low. You will find our small class size and personal interaction with your instructors create the ideal learning environment. Parking is convenient and at no additional charge. Plus, our tuition is the lowest of the UC colleges.

Admission Requirements

This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study.

Application Deadlines

For specific deadline information, visit the Admissions webpage.

Accreditation

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Quick Facts

Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Medical Biller/Coder : Distance Learning

Full-Time Program Duration

1 Years

Location

UC Clermont & UC East

Contact

Clermont College
4200 Clermont College Drive
Batavia, OH 45103
Phone: (513) 732-5319
Enrollment Services
clermont.admissions@uc.edu