Start getting the skills you need for a Medical Billing and Coding career!
The healthcare and health insurance industries generate an enormous number of records. In a Medical Billing and Coding career, you are responsible for classifying individual diagnoses and medical procedures for billing and reimbursement purposes.
IMBC’s Medical Billing and Coding training program will prepare you for a career as a medical billing and coding specialist through instruction in medical terminology, office management, computer basics, anatomy and physiology, and coding techniques. Students will get experience with electronic health records that will allow the students to link records to sources of relevant and current patient care to adhere to current industry standards.
Our faculty will give you up-to-date knowledge on changes in the insurance industry as well as hands-on training in Medisoft Medical Billing Software and in completion, submission, and claims resolution techniques for CMS-1500 (UB04) forms.
We also teach you how to find and retain a job by discussing interviewing skills, human relations, resume preparation, team building, professional appearance and behavior, workplace dynamics and ethics, and development of good work habits.
You will complete an internship in Medical Billing and Coding training program to gain on-the-job experience with professional supervision and guidance.
After completing this program, we encourage you to take a certification exam through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). The American Academy of Professional Coders certifies students directly out of school as a Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPCA). The National Center for Competency Testing administers the Insurance and Coding Specialist (ICS) exam.
Many students find certification exams enhance employment opportunities. Graduates of this program are prepared to seek entry-level employment in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, dental offices, nursing homes, and insurance companies.
*CPCA – Certified Professional Coder Apprentice is administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) administers the Insurance and Coding Specialist (ICS) exam. IMBC will pay for one of the certification exams for the student. Certification Exams are not required for employment; however, employers understand students passing voluntary, third party, certification exams validate their competencies, skills and abilities in the specialized field of study. IMBC believes Students passing Medical Billing and Coding training certification exams have a more competitive advantage for being hired over students with no certification.