Why Medical Billing?
A medical billing career is a good fit for those interested in numbers, working in an office, being behind the scenes, talking on the telephone, and following up. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
the median wage for medical records and health information personal was $32,350 a year in 2010. Medical billers are employed in organizations, such as
- Physicians’ or doctors’ offices
Health organizations need employees to submit reimbursement claims to insurance companies. Employees who are organized and persistent are valued, as well as, people who keep abreast of the latest health insurance rules and regulations. As the population ages, the demand for employees in the medical billing field will continue to rise.
Become a Medical Biller Online
With Meditec’s Medical Billing program, you will develop the skills necessary to succeed in the medical billing field. We consult with industry experts to ensure you learn everything needed to excel in your chosen path. Our online courses will teach you:
- Basic medical terminology
- Claims submission
- Insurance industry requirements
- Processing rules and regulations
The program takes about 3 months to complete, assuming you study approximately 15 hours a week. Once you pass all your courses, you will receive a certificate of completion and be ready to begin your career in medical billing.
Set Yourself Apart
With the competitive job market, you want to have an edge over the competition. Through Meditec’s partnership with National Healthcareer Association (NHA), you can prepare for nationally recognized certifications. Passing a NHA exam, gives you several possible advantages:
- More career opportunities
- Increased pay rate
- Being a subject matter expert
- Post-nominal letters (initials after your name)
With Meditec’s custom programs, you can prepare online for certain exams. Our exam preparation course for custom Medical Billing program is:
- Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)
Check to see where the closest testing center is located (select National Healthcareer Association (NHA) from the Sponsor Name list