Take Medical Billing and Coding Classes in Lewisburg, PA
Do you want a career where you help people in the medical field? Do you like to keep things organized? If you are ready to start an exciting new career, then McCann’s Medical Billing and Coding program might be right for you!
At McCann School of Business & Technology, you can earn your Diploma in Medical Billing and Coding in as little as 15 months.
Our Medical Billing and Coding program is offered in Lewisburg, PA. We also serve the surrounding areas of Montadon, Linntown, College Park, and Fairville. If you are searching for a Medical Billing and Coding program in Pennsylvania, look no further!
What You Will Learn in our Medical Billing and Coding Program
When you come to McCann School of Business & Technology, you will gain the skills and knowledge to become an important member of a healthcare team. You’ll learn to use and understand medical terminology to keep medical offices running properly.
McCann’s programs will prepare you for your future career using traditional classroom learning, getting practice in a lab and getting real-world experience in an externship. Below are some of the classes you’ll take.
- Medical Coding: This course provides the primary skills needed for medical procedural and diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on the use of coding manuals to assign diagnostic and procedural codes for the medical billing process.
- Health Information Systems and Technology: This course provides an in-depth study of the content, storage, retrieval, control, and retention of health information systems. Information regarding hardware and software components of computers for medical record applications is discussed. Students will explore methods of controlling accuracy and security of data in computer systems, records linkage and data sharing concepts.
- Coding Certification Preparation: This course prepares students to take the coding licensure examination. It includes a review of concepts such as: applying coding guidelines, analyzing health records, validating Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), applying reimbursement methodologies, and complying with ethical standards. In addition, the course will also cover test taking skills and strategies and applying these strategies to entry-level professional licensing examinations. As a part of the course, you will schedule to sit for the appropriate examination.
For more specific information about these and other courses, please download our Course Catalog.
Careers in Medical Billing
As more and more of the nation’s population ages, the need for people with experience working in Medical Billing and Coding will continue to increase. In fact, Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 22% increase in the demand for qualified Medical Information Technicians.*
Here are some of the other careers you can find when you graduate:
Medical Secretaries are responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing medical services to keep healthcare facilities running smoothly and efficiently.
Medical Records and Health Information Technician
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians keep the business side of healthcare moving. Doctors, hospitals and offices rely on them to calculate charges and develop bills.
Get More Information about Medical Billing and Coding Training in Pennsylvania
You don’t need to spend years in medical school to find a career that makes a real difference. Come to McCann and graduate from our Medical Billing and Coding program in PA. Call us at 866.865.8065 or click here to request more information.
* 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 May 22, 2015).