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Associate in Medical Billing and Coding

Fortis College

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Description

The online Associate - Medical Billing and Coding degree from Fortis College has been created by experts in the field to prepare students for applying for entry-level employment as Medical Information Coders, Medical Insurance Specialists, Medical Information Specialists, Medical Insurance processors, and other Medical administrative positions relating to medical billing and coding.

As a student in this online Associate - Medical Billing and Coding degree, you will be trained to professionally perform office clerical/administrative duties, use coding systems to classify medical data, use computer based medical management software and industry wide recognized word processing software, work with third-party payers, use uniform billing practices, abstract data and code both concurrently and retrospectively with the patients care.

Students take general and related education courses. Completion of these courses allows the graduate to apply advanced decision-making, communications, and management skills in various capacities as a Medical Billing and Coding graduate. The graduate can demonstrate various employability skills and can apply appropriate medical ethics to all areas of the job.

All applicants must have at least a high school diploma or GED and have graduated in 2007 or earlier to qualify.

Accreditation Information

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT)

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