Overview

The Medical Billing and Coding Program provides training in medical billing and coding.  Medical billing and coding is the process of identifying diagnoses, medical tests, treatments, and procedures found in clinical documentation and then transcribing this patient data into standardized codes to bill government and commercial payers for physician reimbursement. Upon completion of the course, students will have successfully completed the first year of Pierpont’s Health Information Technology AAS program.

PROGRAM CONTACT

Paula Nixon
Instructor

This program is open enrollment.

Classes are offered both online and in the evenings.

Upon completion of the first semester of the certificate, students will receive an advanced skill set in medical administrative assistant.

Work from Home! Many medical billing and coding careers are offered as remote jobs

Career Opportunites

With a certificate in our Medical Billing and Coding program, students can begin an exciting career in a variety of fields, including:   

  • Medical Biller
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Medical Records Coordinator

Course Catalog

To see a model schedule for this program, please see our academic catalog.

Admission

Pierpont is an open enrollment institution. Only a standard Pierpont application is needed for this program.