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Valley College of Medical Careers - Medical Billing and Coding Program
VCMC’s Medical Billing and Coding curriculum provides our students the basic knowledge and skills that will qualify them to become an entry-level Medical Biller & Coder, performing the front office medical duties as a clerk working in clinics/hospitals/medical groups.
The program will also provide VCMC students with the ability to be a Health Claim Examiner working with the insurance companies. Students will be exposed to billing forms, eligibility guidelines for CHAMPVA, TRICARE, Medicare, Medicaid/Medi-Cal, and Workmans’ Compensation and Disability.
VCMC students learn the use of ICD-9 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 communication skills, job readiness techniques, personal development skills and more.
A Medical Biller & Coder keeps all the administrative responsibilities of the medical employer at the forefront of their objective. This is a great career choice for a person wanting a career in a medical environment. This is an exciting field and has a high demand for more people to be employed in this field.
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Medical Billing & Coding
Program Length: 860 hours/39 weeks, 25 Semester Credit Hours
CIP Code:51.0713 / 51.0714SOC Code:29-2071O-NET:29-2071.00
Credential Level: 01=Undergraduate Certificate
Cost of Program
Tuition / Registration Fee / Books & Supplies / STRF / TOTAL
$14,450.00 / $100.00 / $400.00 / 0.00 / $14,950.00
*Non-refundable. STRF = $0.50 for every $1,000 rounded to the nearest $1,000
Completion and Placement Rates for Period 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2016
On-Time Completion Rate: 84.0%
Job Placement Rate: 75.0%
Median Loan Debt
Federal Loan Debt: $8,192.00
Private Loan Debt: N/A