Program Content: The Medical Coder/Biller program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of health care settings as an entry-level coder, medical record coder, coding technician, or coding clerk, or medical coder/biller. The program includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding systems, fundamentals of the disease process including pharmacology, health care delivery systems, basics of medical records services, ethical and legal responsibilities, safety/security procedures, basic data processing, and employability skills.
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/
Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.”
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.752.8100, prompts 2, 3, and 5 for more information.
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net. The deadline for your completed “To-Do List” is 4 weeks prior to the class start date.
Note: TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented.
For exemption information, see TABE exemption in the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: 1110 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete
Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) certification.
On-time Completion Rate: 100%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Medical Coder/Biller (H170529)
Required Books and Materials: Medical Coder
Estimated Total: $5,300*
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
For more information: Contact Amy Gates: 941.752.8100 x 2032, Email
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.