Is a Medical Billing & Coding Career Right for You?
Are you an analytical person looking for a hands-on career that will highlight your skills and showcase your attention to detail? If so, you may want to consider becoming a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist.
Now, you may be asking yourself, “What should I become a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist?” At the Institute of Business & Medical Careers, we want our prospective students to have an excellent understanding of each program that we offer and why that program just might be the perfect fit.
So, in an attempt to answer your questions about the benefits of becoming a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist, we present you with these key points:
1) As a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist, you’ll stand at the crossroads of healthcare and technology and make an important contribution to the delivery of quality care.
2) Medical Billing & Coding Specialists work with other healthcare providers and insurance companies frequently. If you enjoy working with others in a healthcare-related/medical environment, this career may be a good fit for you.
3) According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, this career field has a projected growth rate of 21% between 2012 and 2020. This growth rate is significantly higher than average.*
4) As a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist, your analytical and organizational skills are deemed as a valuable trait within the workplace.
If these benefits of being a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist interest you, completing IBMC’s Medical Billing & Coding program is your first step to an exciting career.
In our program, you will learn medical coding, develop a greater understanding of medical insurance billing practices, requirements, and regulations, and participate in an externship in which you will gain valuable work experience. After completing the program, you will be a Nationally Certified Medical Billing Specialist and a member of the Medical Association of Billers, making you eligible for a wide variety of entry-level positions.
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*These national statistics are not geographically assigned. For more information, please see IBMC’s Career Services department.