Medical Billing and Coding Program

 

If you’d like to pursue a career in the growing field of medical administration, taking medical billing and coding classes at Saint Louis College of Health Careers may be a perfect fit for you.

Our medical billing and coding program is a fast-track opportunity to enter a field that is booming. Are you in a hurry to begin a new career? Or maybe you are already in the healthcare profession but are looking to take on greater responsibility and earn more money.

Saint Louis College of Health Careers’ program of medical billing and coding will prepare you to take the certification test within one year of beginning classes. Our reputation for small classes, excellent instructors and a hands-on teaching style is well-earned.

While taking classes, Saint Louis College of Health Careers’ hard-working placement coordination office can help place you in the strongest possible position for a job, including providing letters of recommendation to potential employers.

 

Medical Billing and Coding Classes Prepare You To Succeed

The college’s medical billing and coding program trains you for the important task of managing the backbone of a medical office: the crucial maintenance of accurate records. This both ensures patients’ quality of care and allows the office to collect reimbursement from patients and insurance. You’ll learn how to:

  • Use classification systems computer software to assign a code for medical services such as procedures and diagnoses. The system determines how medical providers are reimbursed through various insurance programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Assemble, organize and manage patients’ health information - such as medical histories and results of tests and examinations. This involves communicating with doctors and other healthcare professionals to make sure information is accurate, accessible, and secure.
  • Bill insurers and process payments.

 

Get Help Finding a Job in Medical Billing and Coding

Once you’ve completed the courses and passed the certification exam, a Saint Louis College of Health Careers job placement coordinator can assist you in finding work in your new field. Writing an effective resume, polishing your job interviewing skills, and working through job fairs are all ways the college placement coordinator assists graduates.

You’ll find the medical professionals we produce are in high demand, and although the college does not and cannot guarantee that graduates will find work, our close ties with area hospitals, physicians and other health care employers are a great advantage in searching for a job. The college is regularly notified of available jobs in the area.

Remember, you don’t have to be a new student to begin classes in medical billing and coding. The college trains students of all ages and from all walks of life.

If you’re interested in entering a field with lots of job possibilities, or jump-starting your career, contact Saint Louis College of Health Careers today to find out more about our medical billing and coding classes. You may fill out the contact or application forms on the right side of this page, or call us at 866-529-2070.

Have more questions? You may also talk to a knowledgeable college representative by using our “chat live” feature at the top of the page.

 

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