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Medical Billing And Coding

Medical Billing and Coding

Medical Billing and Coding Program

VCMC’s Medical Billing and Coding curriculum provides our students with the basic knowledge and skills, that will qualify each of them to become an entry-level Medical Biller and Coder, performing front office duties as a clerk working in clinics, hospitals, doctor’s offices, and/or medical group practices.

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Medical Programs
Health Administration (AAS)
Medical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician
Medical Biller and Coder

2023 Classes start

Starts July 12,19,26
Morn: Mon-Fri: 8-12 - Eve: 6 - 10

The program also provides VCMC students with the training and knowledge to work as a Health Claims Examiner for insurance companies. Medical Billing and Coding students will be exposed to billing forms, and eligibility guidelines for CHAMPVA, TRICARE, Medicare, Medicaid/Medi-Cal, and Workmans’ Compensation and Disability.

VCMC students will learn the use, of ICD-10 and CPT books, for coding diagnoses and procedures. Students will use computers, to practice and perform medical billing simulations, using Medi-Soft.

The Medical Billing and Coding program (medical biller) at VCMC is designed to teach our students medical office duties, computer applications, office procedures, insurance coding, business communications skills, job readiness techniques, and personal development skills. The objective, of a Medical Biller & Coder, is to expertly take care of all of the administrative responsibilities of the medical employer. Medical Billing and Coding is a great career choice, for women and men, who wish to pursue a career in a medical environment. This is an exciting field, with a high demand for employment, along with exponential growth potential.

Medical Billing and Coding Program Details
Program Length 860 hours/39 weeks
25 Semester Credit Hours
CIP Code 51.0713 / 51.0714
SOC Code 29-2071
O-NET 29-2071.00
Credential Level 01=Undergraduate Certificate
Cost of program
Tuition $15,410.00
Registration Fee $100.00
Books & Supplies $400.00
STRF $40.00
TOTAL $15,950.00

STRF = $0.50 for every $1,000 rounded to the nearest $1,000

Completion and Placement Rates

Period 07/01/2020 to 06/30/2021

On-Time Completion Rate: 75%
Job Placement Rate:  75.0%
Median Loan Debt
Federal Loan Debt: $8,192.00
Private Loan Debt: N/A
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