Medical Billing and Coding is one of the newer healthcare professions gaining in popularity. As a medical billing and coding professional you are the link between healthcare providers, patients and the insurance companies. It is a great profession for someone interested in healthcare who does not want direct patient care responsibilities. In addition, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical billing and coding jobs are projected to increase at a faster-than-average rate of eight percent through 2028.
This job requires attention to detail and the ability to work directly with insurance companies. You will analyze health records, and complete insurance forms by assigning codes that determine medical billing and insurance payment. This job is not just sitting behind a computer screen inputting data. Medical and insurance offices depend on medical billing and coding professionals for the accurate transcription of diseases, injuries and procedures into numeric codes.
At Pima Medical Institute, you could earn your certificate and be out in the workforce in as little as nine months. Once on the job, medical billing and coding professionals have a variety of career opportunities. From working in the traditional locations like hospitals, physicians’ offices and even pharmacies, to places like educational institutions, law firms and government agencies, the possibilities are endless. Some employers even offer the ability to work from home as a medical billing and coding professional with significant job experience.
With all these job opportunities and the ability to be out in the workforce in less than a year, now might be the right time to check out Pima Medical’s Medical Billing and Coding program.
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