Medical Billing and Coding


Suffolk Community College

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Earn your certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

As the healthcare industry continues to grow, the need for qualified medical billing and coding specialists increases as well. The Medical Billing & Coding Certificate Program prepares graduates with the technical skills needed to have a successful career in medical billing and coding in a variety of healthcare settings, including physician offices, hospitals, insurance companies, medical billing service departments and other health related facilities. Students are introduced to the basic principles of healthcare information management, the legal aspects of healthcare, medical terminology, medical billing and reimbursement, and international medical coding systems, such as, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) for diagnosis and procedure coding and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).
Upon completion of the Medical Billing & Coding Certificate Program, students will be prepared to enter the field of medical billing and coding and be prepared to take certification exam.

What's a certificate?
Certificates are usually one year in length and lead directly to employment. They consist of a focused series of courses and are typically found at Community Colleges.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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