Infographic: Medical Coding & Billing Career Paths
Posted on 07.04.2018
Using a short-term career training program doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice career advancement later on.
For those looking into long-term and stable careers in healthcare, medical coding & billing is a great career option With medical coding and billing certification, you can start working without needing a degree, but still take advantage of plenty of opportunities later on to move up the career ladder. Enter our newest infographic to explain all of the different choices you have with a medical coding and billing certification!
As an entry-level medical coder, you’ll need CCA and CPC entry-level credentials along with an HIM or coding certificate. With a certificate in medical coding and billing you can be working in a year or less. Landing the right gig, you could be earning about $40,000 depending on your area and the position. From there, as you gain experience and possibly more education, there are many opportunities to move up to other positions related to inpatient medical coding or even management positions.
In the right position, you’ll be able to invest time and effort into your career, allowing you to climb the corporate ladder and work your way through new and improved positions. The longer you work, the better the benefits!
If you or someone you know is considering a career in medical coding and billing, be sure to take a look at the career possibilities a certificate in this field can get you started toward! Share, post, pin, and tweet our Coding Career Paths infographic, and sign up for one of our medical billing and coding classes online today!
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Thank you for your interest in our Medical Coding and Billing program. This course is perfect if you are looking for an entirely online program! Our course is built by experts with decades of experience to ensure you gain the skills you need to stand out to employers and excel in this field, which is expected to enjoy new job growth of 13% by 2026. Our program is also one of the only AHIMA-approved programs, making it reliable and versatile when you go to apply for work. Along with our online program, you will receive textbooks, access to a personal student advocate and to our graduate services for help applying for jobs. For information and pricing on Medical Coding and Billing, just hop over to https://www.careerstep.com/certify/health-data/medical-coding-billing/ or call us at 800-411-7073.
This seems like a great opportunity. I have already requested for more information as I continue to research.
Hi Ashley, you can call one of our Academic Advisors at 800-411-7073 if you have any questions. Good luck!
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I’ve passed along your contact info to our team of Academic Advisors. You can also contact them directly at 1-800-411-7073 with questions about our programs.
In the meantime, you can find out more about our Professional Medical Coding and Billing program on our website (https://www.careerstep.com/certify/health-data/medical-coding-billing/). You will also find informative videos like this one
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Andrea, Are you interested in more information on our Medical Coding and Billing program or the medical coding career?
Our Medical Coding and Billing program is entirely online, so students are able to work at their own pace and can train for medical coding in as little as 4 months. The course includes 640 hours of curriculum, so the 4-month timeframe only applies if you can commit to studying full time. Because the online format of our program allows students to study at the pace and on the schedule that works for them, most of our students study part-time and finish the Medical Coding and Billing course in about 9-12 months. When you enroll you will receive 12 months of course access to ensure you have the time you need. The tuition fee of $3,699 covers 12 months of course access, one-on-one help from instructors, and graduate assistance to help you turn your education into a job after graduation. We have had many new moms successfully take our programs, but it really depends on you. Please feel free to click the link above for more information or contact our Academic Advisors directly at 1-800-411-7073 with any questions you might have.
To learn more about the medical coding industry, you can watch this quick video. https://www.careerstep.com/media-library/medical-coding-billing-video
Hope that helps! Have a great rest of the week. 🙂
Hello, can you start the medical coding and billing program at any time?
Do you have any mock CCA exam prep test? Getting ready to take the cca wanted to know what would help prepare a little extra for it?