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Become a Billing/Coding Specialist!

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Medical Billing and Coding Diploma

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Explore the Business Side of Healthcare

If the business side of the healthcare field holds an interest for you, a diploma in medical billing and coding may be for you. Medical coding specialists and medical front office staff play a vital role in the healthcare industry. The duties performed include medical insurance billing and coding, completing and submitting medical insurance forms, creating and maintaining medical charts, preparing reports and correspondence, scheduling appointments, and greeting patients.

Become Essential in Any Medical Office

This diploma program¹ is designed to provide you with the skills to work as either a medical biller or a medical coder, or you may choose to incorporate both career paths as some employers prefer having one person capable of performing both functions.

In addition to serving as a strong foundation for pursuing an associate’s degree in Medical Assisting, this diploma program is designed to give you the skills and techniques needed for entry-level employment as a health claims examiner, claims processor, dental biller or insurance biller.

What You'll Gain

As a student in this program, you will learn how to use databases, industry software and various reference materials as you train for the critical responsibility of quickly and accurately recording and reporting patient information. Students will participate in a 60 hour externship included in the last course in the program. Upon successful completion of this program and the receipt of your diploma, you will be familiar with:

Get State-Certified

Graduates are eligible to take the certification exam as a Medical Biller through the American Association of Medical Billers (AAMB), or the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Enjoy a Fast Track Toward Career Advancement

American National University promotes a progressive learning format, so as you earn your diploma in this field, you can immediately use your training to advance your career as you continue your education in high demand fields at the associate’s and bachelor’s degree levels– areas such as medical assisting, EMT – paramedic and health care management.

See also our Medical Assisting associate’s degree.

¹While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.

 

Why American National University?

¹While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.

²Refresher training is tuition-free for qualified students. Additional costs such as lab fees, books and supplies are the responsibilities of the student. Retraining is limited to the program from which the student graduated and is subject to space available.

 

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    Cost & Disclosure Information:

    NOTE: This program is offered via distance education in all States via ANU eUniversity.

    Select a campus location from the list below to view costs and disclosures for this program.

    Kentucky:
    Danville Lexington Louisville Pikeville

    Ohio:
    Dayton Area

    Virginia:
    Lynchburg Charlottesville Danville Harrisonburg Roanoke Valley eLearning Distance/Hybrid

    West Virginia:
    Parkersburg Princeton

    Tennessee:
    Bristol eLearning Distance/Hybrid

    Disclosures for National College – Tennessee campuses – can be found at www.national-college.edu/programs/disclosures/.