Train for a rewarding career in Medical Billing!
Are you looking to pursue a career in a growing field where you perform an essential service in the medical profession? Glen Oaks College, offers training to help prepare you for an entry-level position in the Medical Insurance Billing industry.
In the eight-month program in Medical Insurance Billing and Coding you will analyze medical records and assign codes that classify diagnoses and procedures to support the reimbursement system. You will be working with computer software and other data that supports the operation of the medical field. The Medical Insurance Billing industry represents a high demand occupation over the period 2006-2016.*
The Medical Insurance Billing and Coding program provides training from professional instructors in a student-friendly environment. Through group discussions, lectures, and computer-based laboratory experience, our Medical Insurance Billing and Coding program is designed to develop skills that will get you started in the job market and the industry.
The objective of the Medical Insurance Billing and Coding program is to provide an opportunity for students to explore and learn medical office skills, medical coding, and medical insurance billing. Graduates from the program may qualify for entry-level positions in medical offices, clinics, hospitals, and medical insurance companies..
- Professional instructors
- Hands-on training
- Career placement assistance
- Financial assistance for the those who qualify
Students will become proficient in completing and processing a variety of health claim forms using correct coding information. Students will also become familiar with industry-based reference materials such as the Physicians’ Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Health Care Common Procedure Coding Systems (HCPCS), and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD.9.CM).
The program involves the use of computer software that is associated with the coding and billing industry. Students will process insurance claim forms as well as use case studies to determine if and how a claim would be accepted and coded.
Upon successful completion of the program requirements, the graduates will be awarded a diploma. Although the College will assist students with job placement, finding employment is the individual responsibility of the student. The College does not guarantee that any student will be placed in any of the jobs described, or placed at all.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm (visited March 16, 2015).
* Clinical site 15 minutes away from our campus..!!!