U. S. Dept. of Labor
According to the U.S. Department of
Labor, the Medical Billing & Coding field
is growing “much faster than average,”
and thousand of new jobs are created
each year. Medical
There are many employment opportu- Billing & Coding
nities for knowledgeable billing & cod-
ing personnel in medical offices, hospi-
tals and clinics around the country.
Skilled billing & coding personnel are in
high demand. In recent years, there ha
been a rapid increase in medical tests,
treatments, and procedures that will be
increasingly scrutinized by health insur-
ance companies, regulators, courts, and
GRAY & ASSOCIATES, INC./
THE LEARNING CURVE
710 W. Capitol St.
Jackson, MS 39203
710 W. Capitol St.
Phone: 601-352-5321 Jackson, MS 39203
Medical Billing & Coding
Program Overview Admissions Process Medical Billing & Coding
The Medical Billing & Coding Program pre- Application Careers
pares individuals for employment in a medical High School Diploma or GED Upon successful completion of this pro-
insurance billing or other medical-clerical Career Counseling Session gram students may choose the following
position in a doctor’s office or clinic, or to occupations:
start their own home-based billing service.
For those individuals wishing to further their Coding Specialist
education in the medical field, this program Medical Office Receptionist
provides a firm foundation. They will under- Insurance Secretary
stand the importance of accurate, complete, Medical Information Secretary
and consistent coding practice for the pro- Medical Records Clerk
duction of quality healthcare data.
Students in this program will learn to:
Perform the day-to-day tasks associated
with medical billing, medical coding and
completing insurance forms
Analyze medical records and assign codes
to diagnoses and procedures Job Responsibilities
Organize record to used for patient billing, Labor Statistics
Some typical tasks for the Medical Billing &
insurance claims and account management According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor
Coding professional may include:
Communicate with other healthcare per- Statistics, median annual earnings medical
sonnel to clarify diagnoses or obtain addi- Registering of patient information billing & coding personnel were $28,850 in
tional information, if needed Performing insurance verification, pre- May 2006. The middle 50 percent earned
authorization and referral tasks between $24,080 and $34,970. The low-
This career-focused and fast track approach Preparing and posting transactions on day est 10 percent earned less than $20,140,
gives students the advantage of achieving these sheets, charge tickets and patient accounts
Phone: 601-352-5321 and the highest 10 percent earned more
goals within 4 to 6 months. A certificate is and firstname.lastname@example.org
Coding E-mail:billing insurance claims than $41,750.
awarded upon completion. Collecting patient payments and performing
collection activities For more information about this program
call us @ (601) 352-5321.