Q. What is the salary for a medical billing & coding role?
A. Medical records and health techs have a median salary of $40,350 per year,¹ and job growth is projected to increase faster than average in the next several years.
Q. What can I do with a Medical Billing and Coding diploma?
A. Those with a background in medical billing and coding can find positions working for hospitals, physicians offices, nursing homes and other medical facilities. They often have the option to work remotely, fulfilling their tasks from home.
Q. How much does a Medical Billing and Coding diploma cost?
A. We keep our program costs low so you can keep your goals within reach! Your program includes a CBCS Exam Voucher ($115 value) in the cost of the program and we offer discounts and payment plans. Visit our tuition page for the most current tuition information.
Q. Is the Medical Billing & Coding program accredited?
A. Penn Foster has been accredited for over 50 years. Penn Foster Career School has been thoroughly reviewed and has earned several important accreditations, certifications, and licensing. Most importantly, Penn Foster Career School is both regionally and nationally accredited by the DEAC. You can find more accreditation details on our Program Details page.
Q. What skills will I learn in this program?
A. Learn skills that can give you the potential to succeed in a job setting and prepare for a career as a medical billing and coding specialist with annually updated course material, so you’ll always learn the newest codes and changes. You’ll cover coding, pharmacology and pathology, medical ethics, laws, and confidentiality, medical terminology, electronic medical records, and more in your program. The Billing and Coding Professional Certification Exam Review will cover advanced coding and the information you’ll find in the CPC exam, preparing you for the industry standard test through practice exams and a final exam that is based on the actual certification exam.
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