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Certificate - Medical Biller

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Overview

Medical billers use a multi-step process that begins with generating an insurance claim and continues through a series of collection and payment related activities. They must be familiar with the claim requirements for a variety of insurance companies including government payors. Medical billers may be responsible for one or more steps in the billing process. Hours are generally day time with some evening and weekend flexibility required, depending on the facility. 

Occupational Requirements 

None

Information Unique to the Training 

Training includes practice using medical billing software in a computer lab.

Courses to Complete 

  • Prerequisites
    None 
  • Core Courses 
    AHE-212 Introduction to Electronic Health Records
    AHE-147 HIPAA Training
    AHE-149 Medical Terminology for Health Careers
    AHE-199 Medical Billing for the Physician Office

View current course offerings.  Not all courses are offered in every schedule.

Approximate Number of Hours 

101 hours

Approximate Training Cost*

$1,314

Licensure/Certification Earned 

Successful completion prepares students for the Certified Professional Biller (CPB) national certification exam offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

AHE-197 Medical Coding for the Physician's Office - AAPC

Estimated Hourly Wage**

$14 - 16/hr.

*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.

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