Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

Medical Billing & Coding Specialist Program

Medical Billing & Coding Specialist training program

Program Detail

The Medical & Billing Coding Specialist is a 4 month Hybrid certificate program that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to work as a medical biller in a variety of healthcare settings. The program will also provide training in the currently used ICD-10 code set. The main role of a coding and billing specialist is to assist the healthcare facility to manage insurance claims, invoices, and payments.

Program Objective

The purpose of the medical billing and coding program is to provide students with the comprehensive knowledge needed to explain the health insurance plans, requirements & responsibilities of the provider, insurance company and medical biller in depth. AIHT will teach students common mistakes to avoid while in this job.

Medical Billing & Coding Clinical Externship

At the end of the program, the student will be scheduled for a clinical externship where he/she can gain hands-on experience in a physician’s office, hospital, or billing & coding management company under the supervision and control of the AIHT, overseen by a designated site supervisor. Externships allow students to develop skills and allow them to make connections with working professionals.

AIHT has clinical affiliations with numerous healthcare facilities where students will be placed at one or more of these affiliated sites and must complete their clinical hours based on the schedule provided by the school. Students are not permitted to begin the internship until all required classroom and lab hours are completed.

Program Guide

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Pre-requisites

    • High School Diploma or equivalent degree.
    • Passing score on the Wonderlic Exam
    • Minimum requirement of technical and health standards

This Hybrid program requires individuals to provide proof of Connecticut Residency.

Class Schedule

The classes meet Monday – Thursday. The day schedule is from 9 am – 2 pm. The next day class is starting March 7, 2022.

Financial Assistance

  • Student Payment Plan

Best Medical Coding Schools in CT

At AIHT, we provide our students with a great learning environment that prioritizes collaboration and learning. Our goal is to prepare every student with the skills needed for a successful career as a medical billing and coding specialist. We offer small classes and proper instructor attention so every student can flourish in our school. Our faculty is committed to student success and will apply their own experience to help students.

If you are looking for medical billing and coding training near you, schedule an appointment online.