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Today’s health care system demands a growing number of team members with the skills to keep things on track. That’s why the field of Medical Billing and Coding plays an important role—with job growth expected at 16 percent through 2026*.
At American Career College, our Medical Billing and Coding program focuses on preparing you to interact with patients and insurance companies as you accurately record procedures and discuss payment options.
Federal legislation mandating individual coverage may increase the number of health insurance customers, including high-risk individuals who are more likely to file claims. This is expected to increase the demand for claims adjusters to determine which treatments are approved and how much the company will pay.*
PICK UP THE PACE! Want to fast-track your career in Medical Billing and Coding? Our accelerated medical billing and coding program allows you to earn your college diploma in as little as 9 months.
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE! This program is taught in a blended learning format combining classroom and online instruction. Earn your diploma while only being on campus 2 days a week!
The American Career College Medical Billing and Coding program is designed to help you learn how to use databases, industry software and various reference materials as you train for the critical responsibility of quickly and accurately recording and reporting patient information.
Upon successful completion of the school's program and earning your medical billing and coding diploma, graduates may pursue entry-level positions and perform many of these tasks:
American Career College's dynamic medical billing and coding classes and curriculum are designed to help you become proficient on current industry software, forms and terminology. Graduates of this program may pursue entry-level positions such as an Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerk, or Medical Secretary.
The goal of our school's program is to help you graduate with the confidence and qualifications to begin your career in the field of Medical Billing and Coding.
As the medical industry expands, experienced and qualified medical billers and coders will continue to be essential to keeping offices running smoothly. With your American Career College diploma in Medical Billing and Coding, you can expect to qualify for entry-level positions in:
A few interesting statistics about medical billing and coding careers:
Many area employers are very familiar with the quality of ACC's health care training programs and our school's track record for preparing confident, qualified professionals for rewarding careers. Our graduates have been hired by:
Courses in the school's program are offered in a blended format—as a convenient, flexible combination of online and on-campus classes. The American Career College Medical Billing and Coding class curriculum is divided into standalone learning units called class modules, which include:
Once you have completed your American Career College training and earned your college diploma, you'll be ready to pursue exciting entry-level career opportunities in the field of medical billing and coding. On the job, you'll use a wide variety of skills from basic human anatomy to personal computing.
As a medical biller, your day-to-day responsibilities* may include:
As you begin your career in the field of medical billing and coding, the ongoing development of your skills can create increased opportunities for advancement. Even after you are employed, ACC's Career Services team will remain committed to providing you with the resources, support and personalized assistance you need to keep your career on track.
"Since I don't like the sight of blood and my typing skills are excellent, I decided to train to become a medical biller. That decision changed my life. American Career College helped me get an externship and I was hired upon graduating!"