Medical Billing and Coding Career Prep
The average salary for an Arizona Medical Records and Health Information Technician is over $41,000 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS projects jobs in this field will grow nearly twice as much as the national average through 2026.
With the Medical Billing Career Prep program, you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical billing specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field, the ICD-10-CM and the CPT. In addition; you will be introduced to ICD-10-CM. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field. Students will also be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
The cost of certification exams is not included in the price of the course.
Upon successful completion of this self-paced online program, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from University of Arizona Continuing & Professional Education.
This program is offered in collaboration with ProTrain, LLC.
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology. For students who have some medical experience, successfully completing the Medical Terminology - Root Terms and Word Associations course will satisfy the Medical Terminology prerequisite.
Note: certification exam scheduling may be affected by coronavirus/COVID-19. See our Certification Exam Updates page to see if your testing provider or certifying organization is affected.
Who Should Take Self-Paced Online Training?
Self-paced online training allows you to learn these skills online, any time that works for you. This is a good option for those whose work or family commitments make it difficult to attend scheduled training.
Because the training is self-paced, you will not have regular interaction with an instructor or other students, and there is no specific class schedule that you are required to follow. That means you will need to be persistent and motivated to stay on track to complete your training and earn your certification.