Thank you for considering Antonelli College. We want to help make your search for a medical billing and coding training program as simple as possible, which is why our representatives are ready to answer any questions that you may have pertaining to the Diploma or Associate of Applied Science degree available on our Jackson campus.
Joining the medical billing and coding industry could lead to various high-demand career opportunities, including those in administrative positions.
When you enroll in the medical billing and coding diploma or degree program at Antonelli College, your instructors will work hard to help you receive the training and classroom instruction that will be necessary once you begin your career in the business side of the health care industry. Choose from either the 11-month Diploma program or the 24-month Associate of Applied Science degree program at our Jackson, MS campus. We provide you with small classroom sizes; it is our priority to provide you with a one-on-one type of learning environment.
You have the potential to learn a variety of skills and knowledge that could help you as you work as a medical biller and coder. Some of the course topics that you will learn while enrolled in the medical billing and coding program on the Jackson campus include:
- Medical insurance
- Productivity software
- Medical terminology
- Human diseases & conditions
- Medical office management
- Procedure billing & coding
- and more…
As a medical biller and coder, you will need to organize the health information data of patients. This is necessary to ensure accuracy for insurance claim reimbursements. You will be responsible for a variety of duties, including:
- Keeping health data accurate
- Making health data accessible to authorized individuals
- Keeping the confidential information secure from unauthorized individuals
- Working with a paper and electronic system
The medical billing and coding degree program at Antonelli College is designed to help you prepare for the real-life situations that you may encounter once you begin your career in the business side of the health care industry.
Working as a medical biller and coder technician could be a rewarding career, depending on the location that you work in, the type of employer that you work for, and the current state of the economy. Most individuals in this industry will work for insurance companies. The median annual wage for individuals working in the medical billing and coding industry is $34,160.
The job outlook for students who have completed the medical billing and coding degree program at Antonelli College is bright, and statistics show that demand for individuals in this industry will continue to increase. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the need for medical billers and coders to increase by 22 percent over the next few years.
To learn more about enrolling in the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Billing and Coding program on our Jackson campus, contact Antonelli College today. You could be one step closer to beginning your educational journey.