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Medical Coding and Billing

Learn the skills you need for a career as a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist - at home, at your own pace.

As a Medical Coding and Billing professional, you’ll need to know how to manage records and file claims, prepare insurance forms, and handle billings. Our Medical Coding and Billing program will help you develop these skills and many more. Train quickly and conveniently! You’ll get hands-on training in:

  • Law and Ethics in Medicine
  • Reimbursement Methodologies
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Information Management and Office Practices

And you’ll learn it all at home – no classroom needed! You can take your medical coding and billing courses online, in print, or a combination of both.

Start a rewarding career in Medical Coding and Billing. Penn Foster's program gives you the credentials you need to:

  • Work for a hospital or rehabilitation center.
  • Work for physicians offices or a private billing service.
  • Work freelance from the comfort of your home.

Medical Coding and Billing professionals enjoy interesting, varied assignments, steady work schedules, respect and prestige. Whether you work for a clinic or a doctor’s office, you’ll have a career you can proud of!

The skills you will learn are in demand and have great income potential. According to the US Department of Labor, jobs for Medical Coders and Medical Billers are expected to increase 20% by 2020*.

Additional Certification Eligibility - Graduates of our Medical Coding and Billing program are eligible to sit for the Certified Coding Specialist credential exam offered by the AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) and for the Certified Professional Coder examination offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders.

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*Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2020. Source: "Occupational Outlook Handbook," a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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