Medical Coder/Biller ATD
Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) Certification and the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS).
Train to be: Medical Records Specialist, Health Information Technologists.
The program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of health care settings as entry level coder, medical record coder, coding technician, or coding clerks, or medical coder/biller (Medical Records and Health Information Technicians).
The content includes but is not limited to medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding systems, fundamentals of 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.
If you have a degree from another country and and currently reside in the US, you are invited to apply.
Have a high school or bachelor’s degree translated from another country, a GED may not be required.
You only need a Social Security number for select East Campus programs.
We are NOT a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certified institution and do NOT participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs. We are not an I-20 institution.
Articulation: Program graduates are guaranteed 26 hours of college credit towards an associate degree in Health Information Technology once accepted into a Florida Community College.
Apply to MTC at https://www.manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To Do List.”
You are not accepted into the program after applying. You must complete your To-Do list.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Program #H170530 CIP #0351070715
*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)
Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance
Background Check (All for Life)
Textbook note – Students are responsible for the purchase of the Pro Fee Coder Bundle- with AMA CPT® Code Book. Students will obtain this bundle directly from the AAPC website. The cost of this bundle is approximately $250.00 after AAPC membership (membership provided to the student by MTC Medical Coder Biller Program lab fee funds)
*Estimated Total Cost of Program
*Prices are subject to change
Not Pell Eligible.
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid. Prices are subject to change. Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices: http://manateetech.edu/current-students/bookstore/
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.
Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.
Download Florida Department of Education Curriculum Framework (.rtf)
1110 hrs (9 mos)