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Medical Billing & Coding

The Medical Biller & Coder job market in California is expected to grow at a rapid pace. It’s good news for people looking for a high-paying job with a steady work environment. Medical Biller & Coder jobs are expected to increase by 12.80%, more than the national average over the period of 2018-2028.

Source: California Employment Development Department (EDD)
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Average Annual Salary $43,680.00*
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Job Growth ( 2018-2028 ) 12.80%

Why Become a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist?

When it comes to finding a career that offers great potential for growth and an excellent lifestyle, consider becoming a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist. With this career, you’ll be able to enjoy many benefits that make working in the healthcare field rewarding. The role of a medical biller is the most important and vital in the healthcare industry responsible for calculating and collecting payments for medical procedures and services. They are the unsung hero of the healthcare industry, making sure that patients receive the care they need while also keeping the financial system of healthcare running smoothly. A medical coder is responsible for translating medical diagnoses and procedures into alpha-numeric codes that are used for billing and insurance purposes. They work with a variety of software programs to assign the correct codes to each patient’s medical record. Medical coders must be aware of the latest coding changes and updates in order to ensure that bills are processed correctly. Medical billers & coders demand is increasing steadily. Medical billers and coders are required in every healthcare facility, like doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare settings. They ensure the accuracy and completeness of patient medical records for the purpose of making healthcare delivery more efficient and effective. Consider becoming a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist to become an essential part of the healthcare team, contribute to patient care indirectly, and enjoy a rewarding career with ample opportunities for advancement.

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    Program Overview

    HealthStaff Training Institute's Medical Billing & Coding program is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully perform multifaceted functions in a doctor’s office. Knowledge of insurance providers is emphasized along with medical terminology, anatomy, and the training to perform basic techniques in billing and coding. 

      • Medical Terminology & Human Anatomy 
      • The Legal and Ethical Side of Medical Insurance 
      • Types and Sources of Health Insurance 
      • Claim Submission Methods & Traditional Fee-for-Service/Private Plans 
      • Understanding Medicaid 
      • Worker’s Compensation and Disability Insurance 
      • Diagnostic Coding
      • HCPCS Coding
      • The Role of Computers in Health Insurance
      • Reimbursement Procedures
      • Hospital Billing and the UB-04

    HealthStaff Training Institute prepares you with the skills and knowledge to become a vital asset to any healthcare organization. The Medical Billing & Coding program at HealthStaff Training Institute prepares our graduates for a position in Medical Offices, Medical Billing Service Companies, Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Clinics, Home Health Agencies, and Insurance Companies.

    Medical billing is the process of submitting and following up on insurance claims with health care providers and insurance companies. Medical coders are responsible for translating doctor’s notes and diagnoses into standard medical codes that insurance companies and other healthcare providers can understand.. What are the daily responsibilities of a Medical Biller? Medical Billing Job Duties
    • Verify coverage and eligibility for medical services
    • Proper communication with insurance providers and patients
    • Ensure that claims are filed correctly and that patients receive the correct payments for the services they received
    • Use a Patient Billing Software to prepare and transmit claims
    • Collection of unpaid claims
    • Investigate and appeal claims that were denied
    • work with patient accounting systems to track payments and account status.

    Approved & Recognized: Meeting the highest industry standards

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    HealthStaff Training Institute’s Medical Billing & Coding program is approved and recognized by NHA (National Healthcareer Association) for meeting Industry Standards. The successful completion of our program opens the door to CBCS Certification. HealthStaff Training Institute proudly proctors NHA certification exams.

    Price Comparison

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    Become Graduate in12 weeks30-31 weeks
    Tuition Cost $6,395upto $18,000
    Books & Suppliesincludedupto $750
    ScholarshipInstant Inhouse Pell Grant (time consuming)
    Interest Rate on Payment Plan 0% (In-house 12 months) 1.13% APR to 11.23% APR
    Schedule Lot of options and flexibility Fixed schedule
    Class Size Small with full attention Large class size
    Job Placement assistance Dedicated Career Services team not available

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